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Tachinid: perhaps Oswaldia spectabilis? --> No, it's Exorista cf. rustica, ♀
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Posted on 04-02-2024 22:06

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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Neu-Lankau near Mölln, right by the Elbe-Lübeck-Canel, at the edge of an uncultivated way, Outsidephotos kuv, 6th of August 2023. I think this fly could be O. spectabilis - but that is only an idea ... Please help to get the ID.
kuv attached the following image:

Edited by kuv on 06-02-2024 17:53
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2nd picture:
kuv attached the following image:

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Posted on 04-02-2024 22:07

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3rd picture:
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Posted on 06-02-2024 16:47

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Female Exorista cf. rustica. You missed the very long stalk to bend of vein M. Oswaldia spectabilis is very special in western Europe.

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Posted on 06-02-2024 17:51

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Thank you very much Theo Smile. (I haave to learn ...)
Greetings Kuv
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