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Pupa of Tipula ?
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Posted on 04-10-2018 21:14

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I found this pupa in very dry grass in Courbiac-France the 1. october 2018.
And I think it is Tipula paludosa.

Can you confirm ?

Thanks for your help.
Gitti attached the following image:

Edited by Gitti on 04-10-2018 21:21
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Posted on 11-10-2018 18:02

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Nobody ? Frown
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Posted on 12-10-2018 12:55
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Yes, I think nobodyFrown
Tipulidae pupa are difficult and requires a Microscope. The number of papers on European tipulidae pupa are scarce but I can recommend the one by theowald 1967. Please try it and let us know.
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Posted on 12-10-2018 20:19

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Thank you atylotus Smile
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