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Is this Hemipenthes velutina please?
SteveC
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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...
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Hemipenthes velutina, yes Cool No possible doubt whatever! TumbsUp
 
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Super! Thanks Piluca Smile
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Brilliant! Many thanks Piluca and John. Sorry for the delayed reply. I thought I was set up for email notifications of replies - but obviously not! Wink

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