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Help id, please -> Scathophaga inquinata
Eugene K
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Posted on 11-03-2018 23:01

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Edited by Eugene K on 13-03-2018 13:26
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Is it the same species on this two pictures, and what is it?
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Edited by Eugene K on 11-03-2018 23:15
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Eugene K
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John, thank you. Really, I have forgotten that S.stercoraria is not the only Scataphagidae.
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S. inquinata Meigen
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Eugene K
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Nikita, thank you!
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the genus name is Scathophaga.
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Eugene K
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Jurgen, I'm embarrassed. Thank you!
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