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Bombyliidae Anthracinae
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Posted on 12-08-2017 20:36

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In a natural history museum. Caught at Peloponnese, Greece
Isidro attached the following image:

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Edit: Isidro doesn't want my opinion.
Edited by johnes81 on 12-08-2017 22:27
John and Nini
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Yes, of course that I'm asking what is it. We are in the Identification Queries section and Diptera (Adults) subsection. This section is for asking for identifications.

You can see that the label doesn't included the name. If the museum had their insects in display tagged with the name easily visible I would not ask for them in insect forums. In fact, most of the display specimens are unlabeled, even without a location and data label.

Don't worry, somebody more knowlegdeable in Bombyliidae may appear here (David Gibbs, I hope). None of the genus you said fits, maybe only Poecilanthrax could be, but I can't find a Poecilanthrax like this one.

Thanks for your reply and effort. We will keep searching.
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Posted on 12-08-2017 21:55

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After some research I think that I've found it: Exoprosopa pectoralis. However, I need confirmation please.
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20.10.17 14:37
It was an inode issues. In practise, I think it means there were more files on the server than the system catered for. The limit has been doubled and we should be save for quite some time.

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19.10.17 23:38
still a failure

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Or a write right in the temp folder.

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Error 122 is probably a full disk or over quote.

19.10.17 15:36
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18.10.17 14:40
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Zoologicheskii Zhurnal: http://pleiades.o.

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