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Empididae, Clinocera wesmaeli, male?
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Posted on 16-08-2023 07:46

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Good morning,
collected at 15 August 2023, Soutwest-Germany, Saar, in the forest, near a pond, near the ground with moss, ferns and flowing water from a source that is framed by concrete and led trough a pipe into the pond.
Please confirm if possible

Edit: size about 9mm
thanks in advance

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Edited by MatsDipt on 16-08-2023 08:40
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Posted on 16-08-2023 07:48

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legs, (femur 1 basal ventral setae black, no seta in apical third)
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Edited by MatsDipt on 16-08-2023 08:39
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Posted on 16-08-2023 07:48

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female from same spot
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Iain MacGowan
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Posted on 16-08-2023 11:48
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Yes I think this is C. wesmaeli, it has the characteristic undulating radial vein
Iain MacGowan
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