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2x Oplodontha viridula?
Ingrid Altmann
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Posted on 10-02-2019 18:46

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is this twice Oplodontha viridula?
I found this fly on 10.6.2007 near Podersdorf, Burgenland, Austria.

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Edited by Ingrid Altmann on 10-02-2019 18:47
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I photographed this fly in a garden in Illmitz, Burgenland, Austria (11.6.2007)
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Posted on 10-02-2019 19:15

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Scutellum should be balck. So second one is OK for sure, but I have my doubts on the first one.

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Posted on 11-02-2019 00:30
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The first one with orange antenna, partly green scutellum, and no dark dots on the eyes should be Odontomyia angulata, whereas the second one with the dotted eyes is a male Oplodontha viridula indeed!
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Posted on 11-02-2019 07:53

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Thank you so much Theo and Sundew!
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