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Hover fly from Hong Kong: Genus is...?
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Posted on 03-02-2013 17:57
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Photo taken by my friend 5 years ago near a butterfly garden next to a forest reserve.
Can its genus be identified?
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Posted on 06-02-2013 20:19
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My guess would be Asarkina sp., or something very close!
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Posted on 15-08-2021 16:17
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Thanks Gerard. Could it be a Dissoptera sp.?
Edited by chickenold on 15-08-2021 16:18
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

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wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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