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Surinamese Asilidae: Mallophora ?media
Auke
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Posted on 19-11-2012 16:02
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Dear All,

Can you help me identifying these Asilidae? The male kept hovering around the rear of the female, even though I accidentaly disturbed them a couple of times, causing the female to relocate. In the end the male gave up after which the female closed her wings.

Suriname, Para, Zanderij (Savanna), XI-2012

Thanks in advance,

Scarabaeoid
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Eric Fisher
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Mallophora sp., probably media.
 
Auke
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Posted on 19-11-2012 21:23
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Thank you very much Eric Fisher! I added the info to my files.

Anyone able to confirm the species?

Scarabaeoid
 
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