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Bombyliidae, central Poland -> Villa sp
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Posted on 07-08-2019 22:39
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Insect found at the end of July in a dry meadow, but close to a lake. Thank you in advance for any help.
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Could this be Villa sp?
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Posted on 09-08-2019 08:23
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My most likely candidate is Villa hottentotta after some hair loss, but would be great to get a confirmation
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Posted on 10-08-2019 10:15
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By researching further, I found out there are 7 similar species of Villa found in Poland and an id from a photo to a species level is not possible.
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