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Thyreophora cynophila is found after 160 years not to be extinct
We have managed to find a fly, Thyreophora cynophila (Panzer, 1794) (Diptera: Piophilidae: Thyreophorini) in La Rioja mountains (Spain). This Dipteron was thought to be extinct for 160 years, but a photograph returned it to the life. Available article and video in
#1 | bbrown on 21 August 2010 15:33:49
I tried the link and it didn't work. Problems?
#2 | xylo on 23 August 2010 07:06:03

Seems a problem of link generating. [cf. bottom browser line while hovering over link --->]. itself works fine.....

so long,
#3 | Paul Beuk on 30 August 2010 13:17:13
Link corrected...
#4 | rvanderweele on 22 September 2010 13:16:29
Also in the New Scientist. But I do not agree with the name "Horror-fly"
#5 | Paul Beuk on 23 September 2010 09:34:16
Hmm, you would if it were skipping on the bones of one of your loved ones...
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09.01.22 17:56
Hello, I'm looking for literature on chironomid larvae that are able to survive after being entrapped in ice for at least several days . So far I've only found literature on Eretmoptera murphy

11.12.21 17:10
Dematoneura in the gallery should be DeSmatoneura

23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

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.

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