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Rhinophoridae (not certian) for ID
Clive Lau
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Posted on 20-05-2020 05:11
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The specimen is from Hong Kong. Grateful for its identification.
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Head & wing
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Edited by Clive Lau on 20-05-2020 05:13
 
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Rhinophorids are extremely rare in the oriental region, though they do exist. Therfore, this might be very interesting. That said, it can still be a weird Tachinid. I would need to check all kind of details, such as the postscutellum and the operculum of the lhind spiracle.

In other words: I would need to see the specimen “life”.

Theo
Edited by Zeegers on 20-05-2020 14:50
 
Clive Lau
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Thanks Theo
 
John Carr
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Looks a lot like this fly: https://diptera.i..._id=100507.

Edit: and this one: https://diptera.i...d_id=68214

Edit 2: and maybe this one: https://diptera.i...d_id=33377
Edited by John Carr on 03-02-2024 18:25
 
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I am pretty sure this is Acamptomintho (Rhinophoridae)


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