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Hybotidae: Platypalpus sp. - how to ID?
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Posted on 21-04-2017 11:04

Location: Switzerland
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Joined: 06.04.17

Can anyone say something about the species or how to determine them? (I have collected the specimen)
Found on 20 April 2017 in Kerzers, Switzerland, 447 m in a hedge.

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14.06.17 12:39
Thx Paul, another off the list

13.06.17 16:11

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

15.05.17 15:18
Thanks Paul

12.05.17 08:43
I think min Xanthempis both do, in other subgenera the males hunt and females eat.

25.04.17 14:14
Hello, can any1 tell me if both male and female Empis flies eat other flies or is it just the female? Thx

21.04.17 15:08
Thanks very much Paul

18.04.17 20:24
Nice occur on the Dutch television Paul!

11.04.17 13:37
In Dutch some would use it as plural, for 'exemplaar' (exemplar or specimen). Ten exx. then is ten specimens.

10.04.17 16:21
Thanks Phil I am thinking exuviae but I can't find the abbrev. so perhaps so

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