Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 7

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,368
· Newest Member: Peter Fitz
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· kevin_siyuan00:14:54
· Waldgeist00:34:57
· Juergen Peters01:17:18
· John Carr01:56:20
· Nacho Cabellos03:25:53
· Paul Beuk03:35:46
· parnassius04:01:49
· Jallehei04:24:22
· Ufo05:45:57
· Stella M05:48:02
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Ephydridae => Pelina cf. aenea
#1 Print Post
Posted on 18-08-2019 13:42

Location: Hannover, Germany
Posts: 486
Joined: 30.10.11


these photo are from April 12, taken at our garden pond in Hannover, Germany.
Is it possibly Parydra aquila?

Thank you for an answer!

Haleun attached the following image:

Edited by Haleun on 18-08-2019 17:45
#2 Print Post
Posted on 18-08-2019 13:43

Location: Hannover, Germany
Posts: 486
Joined: 30.10.11

picture 2
Haleun attached the following image:

Tony Irwin
#3 Print Post
Posted on 18-08-2019 16:30
User Avatar


Location: Norwich, England
Posts: 5914
Joined: 19.11.04

The vertical bristles (beside the top back corners of the eyes) are too long for aquila, and the facial profile is wrong for Parydra. In fact I think this is actually a Pelina species - probably aenea
Tony Irwin
#4 Print Post
Posted on 18-08-2019 17:44

Location: Hannover, Germany
Posts: 486
Joined: 30.10.11

Hi Tony,

thank you very, very much!

Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Ephydridae to ID please. Diptera (adults) 4 23-02-2020 10:20
Ephydridae - Psilopa Diptera (adults) 6 17-11-2019 15:28
Ephydridae Menorca Spain 1 Diptera (adults) 3 03-11-2019 19:08
Ephydridae ? Notiphila Diptera (adults) 7 03-11-2019 18:59
Ephydridae Lispe consanguinea Diptera (adults) 7 29-10-2019 23:17
Date and time
25 February 2020 04:35


Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Please, help to make
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download

Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
You must login to post a message.

23.12.19 23:36
thx Paul! All is OK! Merry Xmas to All!

04.12.19 10:23
Thx! TumbsUp

04.12.19 09:33
There are some internal issues withy their servers and they are working on it.

02.12.19 08:42
Anyone knows what happened with the Catalog of Fossil Diptera at the webpage? Cannot access it Frown

01.11.19 22:46
Hi! may I ask, why the soldierfly banner (https://www.dipte
) is so big (4790x870 Pixels, 1, 4 M Cool? It always lasts minutes to load on a slow connection and costs a

18.09.19 20:06
Jewell699, you should post it in the forum, not submit it for the gallery.

15.09.19 20:41
Jewelm699 - did you upload it to a forum (which one?) or the gallery? I can't find it.

11.09.19 13:15
Iā€™m hoping someone can identify the phoridae maggot or pupae I just uploaded.

28.08.19 14:29
Rafael p is legs and f1 is fore femur

26.08.19 17:13
If you experienced a very sluggish site recently, it may have been because someone tried to upload a maliciuous script by force. It appears to have failed. The visitor was blocked further access.

Render time: 1.73 seconds | 144,183,359 unique visits