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Posted on 19-06-2017 05:36
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Can anyone put a genus on this Tachinid from the central Himalayas. Munsiyari, 3000 m asl

upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/de/Tachinid_3_Munsiari.jpg

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tachinid_3_Munsiari.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tachinid_2_Munsiari.jpg

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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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Wow, yes agreed ... would be lovely to get specimens from this area.
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Thank you both!
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16.12.17 15:08
If you know of any useful key(s) to the families of Diptera in the PUPAL stage, please send e-mail (spies@zi.biologie
.uni-muenchen.de) or post references here. Thank you Martin Spies

15.12.17 14:01
Danke Paul

12.12.17 12:36
Thorax black, somewhat shiny, with sparse dark grey dusting.

12.12.17 11:24
Thorax schwarz, etwas glänzend, mit spärlicher dunkelgrauer Bereifung Hallo, can anyone help translate the word Bereifung, I get tyre which of course doesn't fit Thx

20.11.17 15:09
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seca. Thx

17.11.17 14:22
Thanks Paul, interesting point

16.11.17 13:44
'Holding' might not be the perfect description. Apparently the armature makes contact with sensitive places on the female, coaxing her to agree to mate.

16.11.17 13:43
Is was not quite sure whether the word would apply correctly, but, yes, that is okay.

15.11.17 11:29
How about armature, would that fit? based on http://onlinelibra
ry.wiley.com/doi/1
0.1111/j.1365-3113
.2008.00422.x/pdf
it would seem that these spines etc are used to hold the female!

14.11.17 09:22
All spines, ridges, lobes, etc. on the femur.

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