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Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 06-12-2023 11:10

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I spotted this approx. 10mm fly on 06.12.2023 in Germany Baden Württemberg on the house wall. Can the fly be identified?

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Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 09-12-2023 21:12
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Polietes I think
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 09-12-2023 22:21
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Nikita Vikhrev wrote:
Polietes I think

P. lardarius?
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Juergen Peters
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Bernd Rottenburger
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Posted on 10-12-2023 13:14

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Thank you for your contributions.

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