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Is this Hemipenthes velutina please?
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Posted on 14-09-2017 00:20

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I found this bee-fly on the edge of a reservoir near to Marbella, Spain this July. It looks similar to Hemipenthes velutina so I am asking is it this species please or something similar or undeterminable to species from this image [specimen not retained unfortunately].
Embalse del Guadalmina, BenahavĂ­s, AndalucĂ­a, Spain. 2017-07-01.
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looks alot like Hemipenthes velutina to me but I am not familiar with all of the Spanish species. Piluca is from Spain and should be able to eliminate any competitors faster. If Piluca doesn't reply, then I will do some research for you...
John and Nini
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Hemipenthes velutina, yes Cool No possible doubt whatever! TumbsUp
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Posted on 14-09-2017 11:57
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Super! Thanks Piluca Smile
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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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