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Chloropidae for ID, N Spain--> Elachiptera megaspis
Piluca_Alvarez
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Posted on 21-04-2016 09:06
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Found in coastal vegetation close to dunes in Asturias, N Spain, 24.I.2016. It reminds me a lot of Elachiptera. Can it be Elachiptera megaspis?? Any other suggestion??

Sorry for the quality Sad Only allowed me this shot and flew off. Found it again and got a dorsal view but I cannot be 100% certain it is the same specimen. Unless you ask for it, I prefer to post only this shot.

Thanks a lot for any help and effort! Wink Smile
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Posted on 22-04-2016 16:04
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Yes, should be that, Elachiptera megaspis (Loew, 1858)
Please have a look at the link below:
http://www.dipter...d_id=45366
Sincerely yours
Sara
 
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Thanks a lot, Sara!! Smile

And sorry, for the late reply Wink Too busy lately...
 
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Chloropidae, Oscinellinae: Elachiptera megaspis (Loew, 1858). I agree with Sara. Compare post https://www.diptera.info/forum/viewthread.php?forum_id=5&thread_id=45366
 
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