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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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Clive Lau
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Posted on 20-05-2020 05:12

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Head & wing
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Edited by Clive Lau on 20-05-2020 05:13
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Posted on 20-05-2020 08:03

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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”.

Edited by Zeegers on 20-05-2020 14:50
Clive Lau
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Posted on 20-05-2020 09:49

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Thanks Theo
John Carr
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Posted on 28-01-2024 22:44
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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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Posted on 09-02-2024 10:28

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I am pretty sure this is Acamptomintho (Rhinophoridae)

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