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Stratiomyidae: Chloromyia speciosa ♀ ? --> confirmed
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Posted on 05-07-2020 16:59

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this Stratiomyidae was attracted to the light of our moth trap on a clearing in a wood. Could this be Chloromyia speciosa? The wings are rather blackish and the hind tarsi look yellowish - I don't know, if you could call this "strikingly yellow".

Date: 02.07.2020
Location: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Forst a.d. Weinstraße, old quarry at the Pechsteinkopf

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Edited by KathrinJ on 01-11-2021 19:48
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Posted on 05-07-2020 17:00

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Posted on 05-07-2020 17:01

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Posted on 18-01-2021 08:26

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Dear Kathrin

A bit late, but yes, clearly Ch. speciosa. Nice find !

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Posted on 01-11-2021 19:47

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Thank you very much, Theo! Now I am really happy about it Smile.

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