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Hydrotaea diabolus? =>Calliopum indet.
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Posted on 03-01-2018 22:23

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Found 21.11.17, Tuebingen, Southern Germany, at house front.
Mtfyfe attached the following image:

Edited by Mtfyfe on 05-01-2018 00:21
Stephane Lebrun
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Not a calyptrate fly. It is a Lauxaniidae, genus Calliopum.
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Posted on 05-01-2018 00:07

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Thanks again Stephane,
I guess without looking at the genitalia Calliopum is as close as it gets and according to the distribution in 5 options remain?
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15.12.18 16:48
Thanks for the explanation Paul. It definitely stopped me from flooding the forum with my threads Wink

14.12.18 16:27
Each user has a maximum of ten new threads per day (24 hours). Just to prevent a single user from sending scores of his unidentified fly photos at once and thus drain out any other threads.

10.12.18 00:08
Hello, I'm having a problem posting new threads, as the "No new Threads allowed..." is showing up on all of the forums. Is there some sort of thread limit I've exceeded?

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SabineH: you have to be logged in to see "New Thread" in the right upper corner of each "forum" site. In the case of accidental logout you have to start over.

30.11.18 04:57
If anybody has any PDFs on Diptera of Southeast Asia I would love to have copies of them, mrgordonramel@yaho

29.11.18 20:13
Hello, tried to start a thread but upload did not work. And now I cannot find the button "New post" anymore. Please, help. Thanks

13.11.18 12:49
Hello Can any1 give me a contact email for Entomologie heute Thx

11.11.18 18:28
I don't have it, sorry

11.11.18 12:51
@Rafael_Carbonell What I would like is a pdf copy of Key to the Families of Diptera.

10.11.18 19:29
@Gordon, what exactly do you need? All the Oosterbroek literature is here:

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