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Limoniidae? > Limonia hercegovinae
Maks S
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Posted on 20-04-2019 13:38

Location: Kraków, Poland
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Would it be possible to ID the genus/species? Found on 17.04.2019 in Kraków.
Edited by Maks S on 21-04-2019 00:53
John Carr
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Limonia sensu lato
Maks S
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Posted on 20-04-2019 14:34

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Thank you very much John. Thought it would be Limonia.
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Posted on 20-04-2019 14:37

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It looks like Limonia hercegovinae.
It is maybe the first observation from Poland.
In CCW (Catalogue of the Craneflies of the World) it is not listed from Poland.



BR Esko
Edited by evi on 20-04-2019 14:39
Maks S
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Posted on 21-04-2019 00:52

Location: Kraków, Poland
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Thank you very much!
I had quite a thorough look at different checklists and publications and couldn't find any info on this species being recorded in Poland.

Today I collected this Limonia in the exact same spot as the earlier one - could this also be L. hercegovinae?
Edited by Maks S on 22-04-2019 22:22
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Posted on 21-04-2019 17:19

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This specimen has also dark ring on the femur so I think it is hercegovinae.

BR Esko
Maks S
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Posted on 22-04-2019 00:11

Location: Kraków, Poland
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Thanks again! Looks like it's quite common in the area.
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25.07.19 15:13
@Paul Beuk Thanks mate!! Best wishes!

22.07.19 15:09
Where are the meaning abbreviations of Lindner's series Die Fliegen der Palaearktischen Region, ie. f1: anterior femur, ...and what about "p"? (I don't possess volume I)

17.07.19 19:37
Yup, you can view the wing from above (dorsal side) and from beneath (ventral side).

16.07.19 13:31
Hey Dipterists! Quick Question: Vein r2+3 bare beneath. I've always assumed that this is below as in when you look at the wing flat. Am I right? Thank youuuuu! Pfft

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Thank you Elisabeth Wink

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11.06.19 14:22
Thanks to you also Paul.

04.06.19 13:15
But thanks!

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