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Posted on 19-06-2017 05:36

Location: Bangalore, India
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Can anyone put a genus on this Tachinid from the central Himalayas. Munsiyari, 3000 m asl

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Posted on 19-06-2017 08:52

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It is a female Tachina subg. Servillia.
There are many species in the Himalaya, also undescribed, which can be identified by male,genitalia only.

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Posted on 19-06-2017 12:13
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Wow, yes agreed ... would be lovely to get specimens from this area.
Manager of the UK Species Inventory in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London.
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Posted on 29-06-2017 04:00

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Thank you both!
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08.08.17 14:18
Thanks John, you have saved me a lot of time

07.08.17 14:27
Libnotes. The subgenus must have been promoted to genus.

07.08.17 13:46
Thx John - its come up with 2 Tipula (Schummelia) kariyana and Libnotes (Laosa) kariyana (Alexander, 1947) Would you go for the 2nd one?

01.08.17 14:09
Look it up at http://ccw.natural

01.08.17 13:57
Hello Grateful if someone can tell me if this is a current name? Limonia (Libnotes) kariyana Thx

27.07.17 11:42
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25.07.17 11:16
Hello Stephane, thx for the help

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

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