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long-legged Medetera ->M. diadema
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Posted on 21-07-2020 07:38
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This Medetera-like fly is about 3x larger than the usual Medetera individuals I find on my house wall. Also the legs are much longer. Is an ID possible? Found in July in Vienna.

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Edited by Carnifex on 24-07-2020 14:09
Cheers, Lorin

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All requests are from the urban area of Vienna, if not otherwise stated.

My Diptera observations (and other living forms) can be found here, and corrections or comments over there would also be appreciated.
 
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 21-07-2020 15:28
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Very large Medetera with yellow legs fits M. diadema
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
 
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Posted on 21-07-2020 21:49
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Thank you Nikita. I thought of flavipes as well, but the legs have to be completely yellow, I suppose
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It is M. diadema (Doli)
Igor Grichanov
 
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Thank you both!
Cheers, Lorin

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My Diptera observations (and other living forms) can be found here, and corrections or comments over there would also be appreciated.
 
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