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oceanlis2000 26 February 2018 13:39:51
Thx Paul, very useful
Paul Beuk 23 February 2018 16:41:06
Usually called tegula, see Glossary
oceanlis2000 23 February 2018 15:16:07
Hello and happy Friday Can any1 help with the translation of epaulet Die Halteren sind schwärzlich und Epaulet Thx
Paul Beuk 23 February 2018 07:16:24
If you stroll through the Stratiomyidae gallery you will come across this Ptilocera species.
Gerrit Oehm 21 February 2018 19:42:15
Just curious: which Stratiomyidae species is the one in the title of
oceanlis2000 09 February 2018 11:00:00
Thx very much for the help
crex 08 February 2018 15:09:05
crex 08 February 2018 15:07:11
syn. n. = synonymum novum = new synonym
oceanlis2000 07 February 2018 11:40:55
Hello Can anyone help out with this abbreviation syn. n. Thx
Sundew 25 December 2017 00:22:45
I join the others in wishing all forum members a wonderful Christmas season and a great New Year!
Renko 21 December 2017 19:44:28
Merry Christmas everyone !
mcerny 19 December 2017 08:29:51
Hello, is there anybody who have Agromyzidae from Azores, Madeira and Portugal? Milos
mspies 16 December 2017 15:08:13
If you know of any useful key(s) to the families of Diptera in the PUPAL stage, please send e-mail ( or post references here. Thank you Martin Spies
oceanlis2000 15 December 2017 14:01:54
Danke Paul
Paul Beuk 12 December 2017 12:36:50
Thorax black, somewhat shiny, with sparse dark grey dusting.
oceanlis2000 12 December 2017 11:24:51
Thorax schwarz, etwas glänzend, mit spärlicher dunkelgrauer Bereifung Hallo, can anyone help translate the word Bereifung, I get tyre which of course doesn't fit Thx
oceanlis2000 20 November 2017 15:09:20
Pls sign to help save Botanophila fonsecai . Thx
oceanlis2000 17 November 2017 14:22:06
Thanks Paul, interesting point
Paul Beuk 16 November 2017 13:44:43
'Holding' might not be the perfect description. Apparently the armature makes contact with sensitive places on the female, coaxing her to agree to mate.
Paul Beuk 16 November 2017 13:43:05
Is was not quite sure whether the word would apply correctly, but, yes, that is okay.
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18.10.18 09:12
@PaulBeuk Thanks ever so much Paul! I really appreciate it!

16.10.18 11:11
... - British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 11(3/4) (1998): 139-148.

16.10.18 11:10
@Gnats2meetu: Dobson, J.R., 1999. A ’bee-louse’ Braula schmitzi Örosi-Pál (Diptera: Braulidae) new to the British Isles, and the status of Braula spp. in England and Wales. - ...

15.10.18 14:33
Thx Paul

15.10.18 09:43
Heya guys. Does anyone know how many Braulidae species there are in the UK and if there are any resources for ID purposes available? Pfft

13.10.18 22:24
found dead

12.10.18 12:49
Hello I'd be grateful if so. could help me translate Nachweis als Totfund - Records as ? Thx

25.09.18 09:53
Costa, Diptera acquisitions in 1863, Annuario del Museo Zoologico della R. Universita di Napoli 3: 31-40

25.09.18 09:45
Rondani material in Naples, please check Thompson & Thompson, Studia dipterologica 13 (2006) Heft 2: 317-331

20.09.18 16:28
Thx to Tony and Paul, ref now found

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