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Markus Gebel
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Posted on 05-02-2007 15:59
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Hello

Yesterday I photographed an unkown fly in West-Germany! Who can help me and identify this fly (7-10mm)?

Thanx...

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Nikita Vikhrev
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Hi Markus.
It is male of Pollenia sp., Calliphoridae. Flies of this genus have golden hairs on thorax.
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Markus Gebel
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@Nikita:

Hello
Thanks for your identification. Is a more exact identification feasible with this insect or isn't not possible that?

best regardsWink
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Species level identification of Pollenia requires a good view from several directions. Some species can be identified only be examination of male genitalia. So you are out of luck with this one.
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@Kahis: Thanx - thats a word!

Here I show another picture, but the perspective is nearly identical unfortunately. Perhaps now an expert sees enough - I hope.
Hope dies last.

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