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Tachinidae: Chrysosomopsis aurata? –> No, it's Gymnocheta viridis
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Posted on 25-02-2020 12:55

Location: Schenefeld near Hamburg
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Northern Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Schenefeld near Hamburg, hedge with a drainage ditch between a playground and a field of a nursery school for trees, grown up with bushes like Corylus, Acer campestre, Salix and other, at a leaf of Rhamnus sp.., 3rd of May 2019, Outdoorphotos: kuv.
Is my idea – after searching in the Diptera Gallery – ok? Please help me to get the ID.
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Edited by kuv on 26-02-2020 10:37
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Posted on 25-02-2020 12:56

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Posted on 25-02-2020 12:56

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Posted on 25-02-2020 19:33

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Hi Kuv,

with 4 DC I think it should be Gymnocheta viridis.

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Posted on 25-02-2020 22:03

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Yes. Chrysosomopsis is late summer species.
Spring is always Gymnochaeta (much more common)

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Posted on 26-02-2020 10:36

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Thank you very much Eric Smile and Theo Smile for correction.
Greetings Kuv
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