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Drosophila from East-Belgium - ID needed
Pumpkinshark
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Posted on 10-01-2024 18:28
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Was found indoors, dead, and I put it ethyl alcohol. I have the sample with me so more pictures can be taken if necessary.
Thanks in advance!

Date: 2024/01/05

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Jan Maca
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Could you try to give more information on the coloration of abdominal tergites (wiew from above and from the side/below)?
 
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Posted on 11-01-2024 22:02
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I've taken some more pictures, this time with better lighting.
The drawing is from the underside as I couldn't take a good picture of it

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Jan Maca
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Now it is clear: a female of the famous D. melanogaster.
 
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how can suzukii and simulans be excluded?
Cheers, Lorin

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All requests are from the urban area of Vienna, if not otherwise stated.

My Diptera observations (and other living forms) can be found here, and corrections or comments over there would also be appreciated.
 
Jan Maca
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The first (dark) pictures show wide cheeks, so not D. simulans. As concerns suzukii, I admit it is not quite excluded, though I think its oviscapt should be better visible in this case. Another chance for Pumpkinshark - to take picture(s) of abdominal end?
 
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Posted on 13-01-2024 19:46
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For reference: The magnification is x35

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Edited by Pumpkinshark on 13-01-2024 19:47
 
Jan Maca
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Now I must tell ithe last word: t is D. suzukii.
 
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Posted on 14-01-2024 12:20
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Perfect! Thankyou for all the effort :-)
 
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