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Posted on 24-11-2017 16:04

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Edge of deciduous forest in august. Central Poland.
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Leptomorphus (Mycetophilidae)

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Yes, a male of Leptomorphus walkeri
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Posted on 25-11-2017 21:10

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I never heard about him. Important find.
Than you very much, Jan and Paul
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20.11.17 15:09
Pls sign to help save Botanophila fonsecai https://home.38deg
seca. Thx

17.11.17 14:22
Thanks Paul, interesting point

16.11.17 13:44
'Holding' might not be the perfect description. Apparently the armature makes contact with sensitive places on the female, coaxing her to agree to mate.

16.11.17 13:43
Is was not quite sure whether the word would apply correctly, but, yes, that is okay.

15.11.17 11:29
How about armature, would that fit? based on http://onlinelibra
it would seem that these spines etc are used to hold the female!

14.11.17 09:22
All spines, ridges, lobes, etc. on the femur.

14.11.17 08:36
I think bewaffnung is like weapons (on femur 1).

13.11.17 13:10
Hello can any1 tell me how to translate bewaffnung des femur 1? Thx

26.10.17 13:37
Yes it looks like a typo error e instead of a Thanks you

26.10.17 09:54

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