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Ochlerotatus in SAvoy
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Posted on 14-06-2018 08:46
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Pierre Duhem : France : Ruffieux : 73310 : 10/05/2018
Altitude : 237 m - Taille : 7-8 mm
Réf. : 207034

When trying to identify this female, I arrived to Ochlerotatus geniculatus.
Do you agree?

Thanks in davance.
Pierre Duhem
Tony Irwin
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Posted on 14-06-2018 10:37
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No, geniculatus is more black and white. The long palps (more than a quarter of the proboscis length) is a clue - this is Ochlerotatus rusticus.
Tony Irwin
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Thanks Tony for the Id and for the criterion.
Pierre Duhem
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