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Doros profuges
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Posted on 05-06-2009 14:29

Location: CH-9630 Wattwil
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Doros profuges, female?

Fotos: Switzerland, Wattwil SG, Ulisbach 630m NN, 04.06.09

edge of a little forest

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Posted on 05-06-2009 14:32

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Foto 2:
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Posted on 05-06-2009 14:33

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Foto 3:
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Posted on 05-06-2009 17:29
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This would be Doros profuges indeed. Great species, I am jealous Wink
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Posted on 05-06-2009 22:27

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Thank you Andre, for confirming D. profuges.

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Posted on 05-06-2009 23:27
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Please submit these to the gallery. They may be the only good photos of this rare species!!
Great photos by the way.Smile
Nigel Jones, Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Posted on 06-06-2009 10:34

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Hi Nigel,

shure, i will submit the photos for the gallery.

Thank you for the answer.

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Posted on 15-06-2009 17:15
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Awesome! Such great pics of such a rare fly!
Martin Hauser
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Posted on 18-06-2009 10:02

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my last foto of the fly, 4 days after my wife detected the "wasp"

Foto: 08.06.09 , same region

the fly was the most time on leafs of Cornus sanguinea, not far ( 10-20cm) over the ground.


sorry, error!
The plant is not Lonicera xylosteum as i wrote before editing the post.
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Edited by Urs on 18-06-2009 16:53
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28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
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31.05.21 14:31
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31.05.21 08:37
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30.05.21 23:08
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30.05.21 23:07
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