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Muscidae: Coenosia humilis? --> Coenosia tigrina
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Posted on 22-12-2022 12:59

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Halstenbek near Hamburg, found in an area of tree nursery at a Graffiti painted wall of a street tunnel, adjoining a wet small forest, length of the insect: 8.3 mm; Outside-Photos: kuv, 9th of August 2020. Please help to get the ID.
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Edited by kuv on 22-12-2022 15:35
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2nd picture:
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Tony Irwin
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Posted on 22-12-2022 14:48
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The coloration suggests Coenosia tigrina (commonly photographed eating its lunch).
Tony Irwin
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Thank you very much Tony Smile.
Greetings Kuv
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