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Platypeza consobrina ♂?
Carnifex
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Posted on 30-10-2023 11:00
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Following Chandler's key, I am quite confident this is a male Platypeza consobrina.
Can this be confirmed?

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The only part I hesitated was the mention of "face between strongly convex parafacials is bare" - so for clarification, there are hairs on a structure above the proboscis - is this the clypeus rather than the face?

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I think P. consobrina is correct:
- Cell cup about as long as vein A1+CuA2 YES
- Legs black with base of tibiae partly and first tarsomeres partly yellowish YES
- Knob of halteres pale brown YES
from Reemer, de Jong (2016): De Nederlaandse breedvoetvliegen
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
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Thanks Eric, do you happen to have a PDF of that book?
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Unfortunately I don't have a PDF of the book, but I can recommend the book which is available at veldshop.nl for about 15€ and includes the complete text of the key in English.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
 
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Posted on 31-10-2023 13:57
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Thanks Eric - I will order it then. I wanted a digital version to better be able to translate it, but with an English key this is fine
Cheers, Lorin

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