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Neria cibaria with black legs?
Konrad Seipelt
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Posted on 23-12-2023 17:06

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I think it's a male N. cibaria, but I've never seen almost completely black legs before.
Location: Nortwestgermany, near an old gravel pit, size about 9 mm, photos taken on 20.05.2023.
Greetings, Konrad

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Konrad Seipelt
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Posted on 18-01-2024 16:05

Location: The Netherlands
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Hi Konrad,
The ovipositor is a little difficult to make out, but as far as I can see this is indeed N. cibaria. And yes sometimes the legs are quite dark.
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