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T. magniconis or P. iavana
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Posted on 31-08-2023 11:59
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Pierre Duhem : France : Bessans : 73480 : 09/08/2023
Altitude : 1744 m - Taille : 10-12 mm
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On our French forum, I first proposed T. magnicornis, but can we exclude Peleteria iavana ?
Thanks in advance for your comments.
Pierre Duhem
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Posted on 31-08-2023 12:10

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Hello Pierre, I see the strong bristles on the cheeks: Peleteria iavana is correct, I think.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 31-08-2023 14:53
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Thanks, Eric.
Pierre Duhem
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Posted on 02-09-2023 13:15

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Check the validated oics of this species in the internet: very different.
This is Tachina magnicornis (or nupta). For one, it is a male with proclinate orbital bristles …..

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Posted on 02-09-2023 17:34
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Thanks to you, Theo.
Pierre Duhem
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