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Spanish Cylindromyia ID
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Posted on 18-03-2019 21:47

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I photographed this Cylindromyia near the little village of Urria de Somiedo in the Cantabrian Mountains (Asturias) at 1200 mt above sea level, on July 27th, 2017. Is it possible to identify it?
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Posted on 18-03-2019 21:48

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Posted on 19-03-2019 08:11

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Very likely C. auriceps.

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Posted on 19-03-2019 19:57

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Great thanks! On the same flower there was another individual, with a different abdominal pattern. Is it a Cylindromyia cf. auriceps too?
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