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Otites formosa group
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Posted on 27-05-2023 19:14
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This male of the Otites formosa group I collected last week in the south of the Netherlands. I do not find it easy to make a decision between O. ruficeps or O. porcus. Can someone help me out?

See the pictures (including genitalia pictures) in the following link: https://waarnemin...273648553/
Best wishes, Niels-Jan Dek
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Posted on 28-05-2023 07:41

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Good morning,
looks like Otites porcus to me (occiput, femora and tibia widely orange) but im not specialist!
In O. ruficeps occiput, femora and tibia entirely black.
check: Kameneva & Korneyev, 2019

Edit: https://diptera.i...d_id=94711

best wishes
Edited by MatsDipt on 28-05-2023 08:03
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Posted on 30-05-2023 20:07
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Thanks for your help! I also thought it should be porcus.
Best wishes, Niels-Jan Dek
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