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Cylindromyia? - Death in the spider web
Maik Hausotte
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Posted on 21-05-2020 07:14

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is this fly from yesterday from Leipzig (Saxony/Germany) a Cylindromyia species?
Thanks for your help,
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John Carr
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Looks more like tribe Minthoini.
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in Germany it should be Mintho rufiventris.
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It is.

Maik Hausotte
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Posted on 22-05-2020 18:26

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Perfect. Now the victim has a name. Many thanks to everyone. Best regards, Maik
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