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Asilidae Morocco
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Posted on 12-02-2019 20:32

Location: western Bohemia
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Can I get the name of this bumblebee-like Asilid from Morocco?
libor attached the following image:

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Posted on 13-02-2019 12:49
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Location: Tilburg Netherlands
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This is probably Laphria bomboides, she seems to have lost some hair at the tip of the abdomen.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
Mariastraat 12
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Posted on 13-02-2019 13:24

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Thank you very much for your ID!
The specimen was collected and stored by a coleopterists, that is probably the reason for the lost hair...
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