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Lispocephala Muscidae Central France
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Posted on 23-01-2018 16:31

Location: North France, lille
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Here is a Muscid in found in a swampy area in Sarthe (central/western France)
I identified it as a Lispocephala male. But not that easy on the specie, I propose L pallipalpis, but with lot of incertitude on L alma and L falculata
What do you think?

I can't see any cluster on the S5 (but not well visible). The setulae on anteror face of the hind tibia are a little stronger than the posterior on, but still have the shape of normal setae...
clovis : France : Parigné-l'Évêque : 72250 : 01/07/2016
Altitude : 87 m - Taille : 10 mm
Réf. : 199087
Edited by clovis on 23-01-2018 16:40
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clovis : France : Parigné-l'Évêque : 72250 : 01/07/2016
Altitude : 87 m - Taille : 10 mm
Réf. : 199086
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Posted on 19-02-2018 09:55
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I think you need a view of 5th tarsomere of leg 1 :
Edited by evdb on 20-03-2018 16:14
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Posted on 21-03-2018 10:13

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Here is a picture:

But I'm afraid it is the only tarsomere visible Sad
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Posted on 27-03-2018 14:16

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First check if there is a dark brown spot on each side of the scutellum at the base

then if tibia 2 has any ad setae
Dr Elisabeth A. Harris
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