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Location: Chongwe Distr., Lusaka, Zambia.Habitat: Disused Outbuilding, between shady area of dry leaf-litter, mature trees, and fruit orchard. Also close to building sand and dry scrub. Date: 08/03/2013Size: in flight, with legs, wings and elongate antennae moving, seemed about the size of a tennis ball. Body probably about 18mm.Notes: when disturbed, flew in tight circles before settling in more-or-less the same spot. Genus suggested, and species suggestion supported, by John Carr.

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25.03.17 21:53
Ibid. is short for Latin ibidem, meaning 'in the same place', so = 'same as the previous reference'. Smile

25.03.17 13:09
Cab any1 help out with the full name if the journal IBID Thx

16.03.17 12:41
Hello, can anyone help out a French translation regarding the larva - excroissances, is it protuberance? Thx

14.03.17 15:43

12.03.17 14:42
Hi all! What forum would you recommend to post in if I want to encourage people to send me samples of galls (containing gall midge larvae)? Thanks! Simon

23.02.17 17:42
Perhaps in: Hobby, B.M., & K.G.V. Smith, 1961. The bionomics of Empis tessellata F. (Dipt., Empididae). – Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 97: 2-10.

18.02.17 12:34
Hello, does any1 have a list of gift items for male Empis tessellate? Thx

10.02.17 11:44
Thank you PhilC

06.02.17 17:44
Geruchsorgane = olfactory organs

06.02.17 15:50
Hello I have another tough German word to translate Grateful for any help antennalen Geruchsorgane !! Thx

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