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Bibio from the Baltic shore - femoralis?
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Posted on 06-04-2010 00:04
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Here is another fly seen on Rugia Island close to the shore recently. It is a Bibio, and though the photo is a bit dark it recalls B. femoralis of thread http://www.dipter...d_id=20163. There is a somewhat pear-shaped first tarsomere of the hind leg, and black tips of hind tibia as well as of first and second tarsomeres of the hind legs. So do you agree with this ID?
Thanks, Sundew
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Edited by Sundew on 06-04-2010 11:26
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Posted on 26-03-2021 21:14

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Bibio femoralis, I agree.
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Posted on 27-03-2021 08:18

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That is extremely far to the north !!

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Posted on 01-04-2021 15:30
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Thanks to both of you for the unexpected reaction to this old thread! It is always nice to get a confirmation, no matter when. The difficulty is to find it Grin
Best wishes, Sundew
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