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Empis sp. => Empis femorata
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Posted on 03-05-2024 09:22

Location: Bexbach/Germany
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I photographed this about 6 mm large fly on daisies in the garden on 01.05.2024. Unfortunately there is no other view. J├╝rgen has already given me the hint to Empis sp. Is it possible to identify the species?
Finding data: Germany, Saarland, Bexbach, garden, 250 m, 01.05.2024

Greetings, Volker
Edited by Volker on 04-05-2024 13:50
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Posted on 03-05-2024 09:38

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Volker, pretty sure, it's a female Empis (Pachymeria) femorata.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 03-05-2024 13:32

Location: Bexbach/Germany
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Hello Eric,

Thank you for identifying the species. It is a beautiful fly, I like it.

Greetings, Volker
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