Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 10

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,107
· Newest Member: moonieni
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· Jallehei< 5 mins
· Juergen Peters00:13:25
· Nikita Vikhrev00:32:06
· Andrzej01:17:55
· binturong01:28:26
· komarik01:35:09
· libor02:05:56
· maxi621502:12:16
· Quaedfliegh02:13:43
· Mathias Hoff...02:24:02
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread
Diptera.info :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Helina impuncta female ?
Arp
#1 Print Post
Posted on 06-11-2018 20:47
Member

Location:
Posts: 34
Joined: 06.10.06

Dear fly specialist,

Long time since my last visit. Normally don't shoot flies anymore because the ID just takes me too much time. Made a "mistake" last Saturday and thought "what the heck, let's give it try again"... silly me .. Shock

Okay, I've landed at Helina impuncta female but obviously the photo is not showing all the details used in the keys (too bad to really tell) ... so, any specialist who dears to ID this "on jizz" or some other gut feeling?

Observation data here on waarneming.nl

Inconclusive previous discussion here on the wrn-forum.

Only the one more or less "usable" image

Thanks in advance!
Cheers,
Arp
Arp attached the following image:


[302.62Kb]
 
Arp
#2 Print Post
Posted on 08-11-2018 17:10
Member

Location:
Posts: 34
Joined: 06.10.06

No opinions so far ...

Should I forget about the species name and leave it at Helina sp. ?

Or is Helina cf. impuncta a fair shot?

What are the other options in the Netherlands ?

Thanks in advance fir any pointers!
Cheers, Arp
 
Juergen Peters
#3 Print Post
Posted on 09-11-2018 19:36
User Avatar

Member

Location: northwest Germany
Posts: 10697
Joined: 11.09.04

Hello Arp,

Arp wrote:
What are the other options in the Netherlands ?


since no one of the experts replies... I would say, this is Helina impuncta or depuncta. I don't know, whether there are more, rarer similar species.
Best regards,
Jürgen

-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Juergen Peters
Borgholzhausen, Germany
WWW: http://insektenfo...
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
 
http://insektenfotos.de/forum
Arp
#4 Print Post
Posted on 09-11-2018 21:48
Member

Location:
Posts: 34
Joined: 06.10.06

Hi Jürgen,

thank you for your answer! I had ruled out depuncta due to this specimen having 4 dorso centrals.

From what I had found, impuncta can have 4 or sometimes 3 (giving cause for confusion), but depuncta never 4. But my info may be wrong (?!?) I don't own much literature about flies.

My uncertainty would be about maybe other species with pale legs such as maybe sexmaculata, but probably also others without images in the gallery here ? Frown
 
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Hybomitra nitidifrons female (Bel) ? Diptera (adults) 5 16-11-2018 19:48
Muscidae - Helina evecta ? Diptera (adults) 4 16-11-2018 19:32
Thereva female Diptera (adults) 4 14-11-2018 14:40
Helina(?) ID -> Helina cf. impuncta Diptera (adults) 5 13-11-2018 21:54
Tachinidae: Phasia - more ID? --> Phasia obesa, female Diptera (adults) 6 10-11-2018 21:00
Date and time
16 November 2018 22:57
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Paul
Donate
Please, help to make
Diptera.info
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download


Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

13.11.18 12:49
Hello Can any1 give me a contact email for Entomologie heute Thx

11.11.18 18:28
I don't have it, sorry

11.11.18 12:51
@Rafael_Carbonell What I would like is a pdf copy of Key to the Families of Diptera.

10.11.18 19:29
@Gordon, what exactly do you need? All the Oosterbroek literature is here: https://ccw.natura
lis.nl/

09.11.18 15:56
Does anybody have a PDF of Oosterbroek they could email me? I had one but it didn't make it to Cambodia.

25.10.18 12:03
Da mayfly man is in da house!

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

Render time: 1.35 seconds | 137,136,100 unique visits