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Hybotidae=> Platypalpus pectoralis
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Posted on 07-09-2019 19:05

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Thanks Jürgen

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Platypalpus pectoralis

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Male, I assume, as the thickened costa is usually a male secondary sexual character in Empidoidea.
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Female, both sexes have this thickened costa and the abdomen is clearly pointed.

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Thanks Paul

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