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Tipulidae?
Michael Becker
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Posted on 12-04-2007 12:18
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Hello,

is family Tipulidae correct here? Can perhaps the genus be specified? (found in south-western germany at a border of a dry forest. body length was about 1,5cm.)

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Paul Beuk
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The build and proximity to water make me suspect that it is Ptychopteridae.
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Yes, it is family Ptychopteridae. And with single Anal vein A1 and forked M, it is in the genus Ptychoptera.
 
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Michael Becker
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Thank you,

this family ist new to me.

Michael
 
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