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More to say then ♀ Metopia spec.?
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Posted on 12-02-2024 13:18

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Date: 2019-09-13
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Edited by joseevanoers on 12-02-2024 13:20
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Posted on 12-02-2024 21:47

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I am not sure, but it actually looks like a male ...

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Posted on 19-02-2024 23:56

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Oké... I like to know why Theo
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Posted on 20-02-2024 09:08

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Shape of abdominal tip. There are two species in which male lack the silvery frontal plates. Of these, M. Campestris is by far the most common.

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Posted on 05-05-2024 20:57

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I still have to find my way here, so I missed your educational response Theo. Thank you very much, I will change it Pfft)
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