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Bombyliidae 1 - Namibia
Rupert Huber
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Posted on 05-11-2011 13:39
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Hello to all!

Any chance? The genus at least?

11.10.2011, Namibia, Waterberg, size approx. 8mm
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Posted on 20-08-2019 11:07
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Rather old post... anyone with ideas meanwhile?

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John Carr
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Posted on 20-08-2019 14:45
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A key to genera of Afrotropical Bombyliidae has been published: http://afrotropic... volume 2 page 1019.
Edited by John Carr on 20-08-2019 14:45
Rupert Huber
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Thanks a lot for this link, John! I'll try my best...
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