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Tachinidae ? --> Stevenia deceptoria ?
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Posted on 18-09-2018 21:43

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Thank you!
Edited by gertvanheghe on 20-09-2018 07:05
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Second that

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Thanks John and Theo!
Would that mean that it's a S. atramentaria then?

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According to the key to Palaearctic species, S. atramentaria has "body entirely black, very sparsely microtrichose."
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Thank you, John.
The body color seems to rule out S. atramentaria and probably S. umbratica too. Am I right?
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