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Dioctria atricapilla
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Posted on 24-05-2023 09:12

Location: St.Wendel, Germany
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found 23.05.2023, southwest Germany, Saarland, near a River, meadow,

My first tought was D. atricapilla female but the yellow tarsomeres on first an second legs makes me insecure. I also considered that it could be pollen but it seems very regular and there are no one on the last tarsi.
Of course, a sharper picture would have helped but wasnt possible, sorry!

Thanks a lot in advance for your help and estimation
MatsDipt attached the following image:

Edited by MatsDipt on 25-05-2023 18:41
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Posted on 24-05-2023 10:47

Location: Franconia, Germany
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I'm pretty sure that it is D. atricapilla - the colour of the tarsi is probably based on reflections and the blurry photo.
No other Dioctria matches better.
see: Die Raubfliegen Deutschlands (Wolff, Gebel, Geller-Grimm)
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
Chris Cohen
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Posted on 27-05-2023 01:54

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Definitely D. atricapilla.
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