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Bombyliidae: Villa hottentotta? =>Villa sp.
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Posted on 13-09-2017 22:23

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Coastal dune in Chalkidiki (Greece), September 10, 2017.
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Edited by KostasZontanos on 14-09-2017 06:59
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looks odd to me. hottentotta is doubtful. You have far too many Villa in Greece. Maybe Piluca has an opinion...
John and Nini
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Thank you!
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Unfortunately, Greece is entirely out of my comfort zone [as if there is a comfort zone at all when regarding Villa, apart from Northern Europe, where the situation is more or less manageable as there are only a few species]. Even in Spain there are many taxonomic problems to solve. In Greece, this is even worse. The only sensible ID to give from this picture is a female Villa sp. I completely agree with John's opinion...
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Posted on 25-09-2017 19:20

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Many thanks Piluca.
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25.09.17 22:07
Hi all. I would like to buy some microvials for Diptera terminalia. Could you recommend me a website to buy them online? (as BioQuip). Thanks in advance.

20.09.17 11:11
Herzlichen Dank an all die freundlichen Helfer in den Foren. TumbsUp LG, Horst

13.09.17 15:34
Need job in Entomology Wink

09.09.17 13:14
Thank you Paul

06.09.17 10:26
Mh. Vet.-Med.: Monatshefte für Veterinärmedizin

05.09.17 14:28
Hello Can any1 help out with the journal for this abbrev Mh. Vet. Med Thx

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?

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Look it up at http://ccw.natural

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