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[Exoprosopa sp] Thyridanthrax sp ?
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Posted on 12-03-2005 00:49
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Hi,

This Bombyliidae was resting in the sunlight, in Corsica (France), on 20th september 2004. Wingspan is 13 mm.

arthropa.free.fr/photos/ATH04-09-20-088.jpg

Can anyone confirm it is some Thyridanthrax sp? And what about the species ?

Thanks !
Edited by Arthropa on 10-03-2007 00:24
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Posted on 12-03-2005 18:00
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My first impression is that of Exoprosopa capucina.
This impression is based on the brownish colouration in the wings.

But I'm no expert.


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Posted on 12-03-2005 22:33
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Thanks for your answer, Theo.

Exoprosopa seems to be better match indeed, and it's such a pity that reference pictures aren't available on the web to compare.

I'd be glad to hear about further advices...? Wink
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