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Robberfly from Costa rica for ID help.
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Posted on 10-08-2018 13:51

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This was one of many Robberflies seen on my Costa Rican trip , can anyone help with an ID please .Could it be Blepharepium sp , if so which one .Sorry this is the only angle I managed to shoot.
regards Paul.
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This is Blepharepium annulatum (a male I think... ).
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Thankyou Eric , very much appreciated .
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18.10.18 09:12
@PaulBeuk Thanks ever so much Paul! I really appreciate it!

16.10.18 11:11
... - British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 11(3/4) (1998): 139-148.

16.10.18 11:10
@Gnats2meetu: Dobson, J.R., 1999. A ’bee-louse’ Braula schmitzi Örosi-Pál (Diptera: Braulidae) new to the British Isles, and the status of Braula spp. in England and Wales. - ...

15.10.18 14:33
Thx Paul

15.10.18 09:43
Heya guys. Does anyone know how many Braulidae species there are in the UK and if there are any resources for ID purposes available? Pfft

13.10.18 22:24
found dead

12.10.18 12:49
Hello I'd be grateful if so. could help me translate Nachweis als Totfund - Records as ? Thx

25.09.18 09:53
Costa, Diptera acquisitions in 1863, Annuario del Museo Zoologico della R. Universita di Napoli 3: 31-40

25.09.18 09:45
Rondani material in Naples, please check Thompson & Thompson, Studia dipterologica 13 (2006) Heft 2: 317-331

20.09.18 16:28
Thx to Tony and Paul, ref now found

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