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Posted on 21-02-2021 18:02

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Is it possible to identify the family/genus of this Diptera by such foto? Transcarpathion region of Ukraine, June
basileus attached the following image:

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The family is Asilidae. Fight of two predators.
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basileus wrote:
Is it possible to identify the family/genus of this Diptera by such foto? Transcarpathion region of Ukraine, June

Thank you
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Posted on 23-02-2021 22:53
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It looks to be a Neomochtherus or Aneomochtherus species, taking into account the red antennae it might be something close to Aneomochtherus flavicornis


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03.03.21 22:17
Thanks Tony

02.03.21 21:02
see FAQ (Forum and posting)

01.03.21 06:08
How do I submit photos for identification

23.02.21 10:02
Probably something in the file's 'ource data. I edited it and saved as png. Now it is okay.

22.02.21 14:13
What happened to the picture in
500 ? It had been comressed only horizontally...

20.02.21 22:13
Markus Gebel

20.02.21 18:12
@beateSenf you can check the coincident threads with your species and try to write to whom identified them

11.02.21 09:15
No worries. Not everyone has time all the time. Wink

06.02.21 22:18
I am sincerely sorry for this comment. You are doing your best and I am very grateful for your work. I'm sorry. Beate

06.02.21 18:23
Hallo, I have a question. Are there any hidden rules in this forum? Do you have to upload spectacular flies to get answers? As soon as the inquiries slide to page two or further, they rest gently

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