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Tabanidae ID
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Posted on 13-09-2017 16:37
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Hello! The photo is from Córdoba, Argentina.
LRubio7 attached the following image:

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Do I see ocelli on the vertex, or is that just me ?

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Posted on 13-09-2017 23:06
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Zeegers wrote:
Do I see ocelli on the vertex, or is that just me ?


I see three white dots in a triangle, but one of them is outside the bare area so I may be seeing an unrelated reflection.
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Posted on 14-09-2017 08:55

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I agree. You can see 2 ocelli and a reflection.
Still, ocelli are present, so this must be some Pangoniinae.

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It might be some species of Esenbeckia.

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