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Asilidae from Romania - ID
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Posted on 22-11-2020 20:21

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Can I get an ID for this Asilidae? Found in June, near a forest area. Thanks!
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Edited by crisarg on 22-11-2020 20:22
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Posted on 22-11-2020 23:30
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It is a Dysmachus female, maybe bilobus.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
Mariastraat 12
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Posted on 23-11-2020 00:11

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Thank you!
Markus Gebel
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Posted on 01-08-2021 09:52
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Your asilidae looks like Dysmachus bifurcus (female).
New Book "The Robberflies of Germany" from Danny Wolff - Markus Gebel - Fritz Geller-Grimm http://www.asilid...
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Posted on 06-08-2021 00:46
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There are some more options like D. dasyproctus.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
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16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

31.05.21 08:37
You are correct, the copula also is phragmitidis. Corrected in the Gallery.

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