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Posted on 22-01-2020 19:01

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I wonder if anyone could help with this Thecophora from SE Norway mid July last year.
We've been trying to key it using van Veen, but we are unsure about how to interpret the theca and we don't have any material for comparison.
If we go for round and wide, which we think fits best, we land pretty steady on T. bimaculata. The problem is that this is stated to belong in southern and central Europe, which Norway can hardly be assigned to.
If we go for the other choice on theca we kind of land on T. atra which would clearly be a much more likely result, but we can't find anything to suggest that T. atra can have twocoloured femora to the extent that our specimen does.
Any input would be very welcome.

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Edited by jostein on 23-01-2020 11:03
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jostein wrote:
(pictures will come as soon as I figure out why they don't upload)
Have you checked the FAQ?

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Posted on 22-01-2020 19:24

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From the side, showing extent of red on femora.
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Edited by jostein on 23-01-2020 11:03
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Posted on 22-01-2020 19:25

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Theca from the side
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Posted on 22-01-2020 19:26

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And finally, theca from behind.
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28.08.20 12:57
That woul be up to me, as an administrator. Smile

27.08.20 12:30
I want to move a thread to the Syphridae subforum - how can I do this?

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

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They are already in Poland !

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Today a Chrysomya albiceps found in North of France ! I was quite surprised !

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

30.07.20 21:32
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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