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Wasp-mimic from Suriname | cf. Conopidae, Physocephala sp.?
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Posted on 26-08-2019 17:08

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Syrphidae? Stratiomyidae? A somewhat blurry photo, but please help to ID this specimen.
Auke attached the following image:

Edited by Auke on 03-09-2019 17:19
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Jan Maca
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Posted on 02-09-2019 14:42

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I think Conopidae, perhaps close to Physocephala (of course, having no knowledge about Diptera of Guianas).
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Posted on 03-09-2019 17:18

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Thank you. Let's hope someone can confirm at least the family ID.
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Posted on 09-06-2020 02:17

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Bump. Smile
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Paul Beuk
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Posted on 12-06-2020 11:40
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Gut feeling says Syrphidae...

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08.08.20 14:31
ah ok ! I didn't knew oops !

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02.08.20 10:10
Ok... lower case naming for images.. understood,Lothar

02.08.20 10:02
I uploadad a jpg, but it is not visible in the thread...Lothar

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Have you checked the FAQ already?

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cannot upload photos, it says wrong name. can someone please explain the exact procedure and the does and donts?

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Hi, apologies but also can't get photos to load. They are jpg, <300K, no spaces in names. Help? Smile

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