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help with ID -> Protoclythia modesta?
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Posted on 14-10-2019 21:47

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
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Southern Sweden yesterday, found several of them on rhododendron.
Is it possible to get name on genus or family here?

maroo attached the following image:

Edited by maroo on 15-10-2019 12:08
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Roger Thomason
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Platypezidae...... Maybe Protoclythia modesta ? female
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Posted on 15-10-2019 12:10

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Thanks Roger!

Maybe someone can confirm it, if its possible from these pics

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