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[Machimus sp] Asilidae
Arthropa
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Posted on 08-03-2005 00:48
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Hello,

I found this Asilidae in Olmeto (Corsica, France), on 23th september 2004, in a "leafy" forest.
Size was 18 mm approx.

arthropa.free.fr/photos/ATH04-09-23-003.jpg arthropa.free.fr/photos/ATH04-09-23-001.jpg
arthropa.free.fr/photos/ATH04-09-23-004.jpg arthropa.free.fr/photos/ATH04-09-23-005.jpg
(Other pictures and closer details available on request)

What about its ID ? What criterias can help determining the genus ?

Thanks ! Pfft
Edited by Arthropa on 10-03-2007 00:24
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Posted on 09-03-2005 10:23
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Hi Artrhopa,

I'd say it's something like Philonicus judging by the complete(?) black legs en the very low positioned facial knob.

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Posted on 09-03-2005 23:29
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Thanks, John.

When having a closer look at the legs, it seems that fore legs and middle legs are not whole black, but with brownish tibias :
marthaadsl.free.fr/ATH/photos/ATH04-09-23-003-legs.jpg

So this one should not be Philonicus ?
Any other idea ?...

And here is a closer view of the head :
marthaadsl.free.fr/ATH/photos/ATH04-09-23-003-head.jpg

Thanks for your help,

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Hi Arthropa,

Then I suggest Machimus, in which case it will be difficult to give a specific name.

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Posted on 10-03-2005 22:26
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Thanks for your patient explanations, John.

Greetings,

Benoit
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Posted on 11-03-2005 15:36
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I would also say it is a Machimus. Knowing it comes from Corsica, it is impossible to identify it to the species level!

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