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Nacho Cabellos
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Posted on 22-04-2023 12:29
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Mediterranean scrub. South center of Spain. July 1st. 600 m.
Nacho Cabellos attached the following image:

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Posted on 22-04-2023 20:10

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Sarcophila. Impossible to say more.

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Posted on 23-04-2023 11:37
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Thanks a lot Theo!!

It's a new genus to me!
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Posted on 23-04-2023 19:05

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Nice. Should be common. Maybe you are overlooking them.
Their abdominal pattern is actually Sarcophaga in negative: distinct black spots on silvery background.

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Posted on 23-04-2023 19:27
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Yes, I have probably been overlooking it, but in our database (BV) this is de first photo. I'm going to check it.

Thanks again Theo!

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