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Ephydridae, Notiphila (?) from Armenia
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Hi,

I have problems with the key (Krivosheina, 1998) with this Notiphila (?) specimen. It has mid tibiae with 3 dorsal setae, yellow antennae, face with several strong setae, all tibiae yellow and abdominal tergites with 4 dark spots. The key leads to Notiphila flava Dahl, 1973 and the problem is, that the species should live in Afghanistan. The key does not match 100% because the face has many this hairs AND several strong setae. If it's not Notiphila at all, what might it be ?

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From what I can see in the pictures and then running it through the Martin Drake's key (if it is Notiphila, I end up with the group around riparia, most notably umbrosa (Britain and Germany). For what it is worth...
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It has mid tibiae with 3 dorsal setae, yellow antennae, face with several strong setae, all tibiae yellow and abdominal tergites with 4 dark spots. If you look at it - hind tibia has dark narrow band. And then it goes well to ripariaSmile
 
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21.07.17 22:40
Taf (Tafel) = plate (of illustrations).

21.07.17 13:26
Hello again can any1 help with a translation of Taf Taf VII, Fig. 24! Thx

04.07.17 14:40
Thanks Paul

27.06.17 15:13
Mostly two, occasionally three.

27.06.17 14:39
Hello if anyone has a male P. valida in their collection can you tell me how many p setae there are on tibia 2? Thx

14.06.17 12:39
Thx Paul, another off the list

13.06.17 16:11
Yup

12.06.17 14:12
Hello Can any1 help out Is Limnobiiden the same as Limoniidae Thx

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Thanks Paul

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I think min Xanthempis both do, in other subgenera the males hunt and females eat.

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