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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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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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