Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Unknown Empis sp. --> Empis (Leptempis) variegata.

Posted by Bernd Rottenburger on 20-04-2024 20:13
#1

I spotted this 10-13mm fly on a meadow in Germany, Baden W├╝rttemberg.
Can the fly be identified?

Thank you and best regards
Bernd

Edited by Bernd Rottenburger on 21-04-2024 14:14

Posted by Bernd Rottenburger on 20-04-2024 20:14
#2

Bild 2

Posted by Bernd Rottenburger on 20-04-2024 20:14
#3

Bild 3

Posted by eklans on 21-04-2024 12:43
#4

i think it's a male Empis (Leptempis) variegata.

...Coxae dusted grey. Six scutellar setae (B, NL, D, CS, A, USSR: CET)...variegata Meigen, 1804 from:
https://diptera.i...d_id=33720

Posted by Bernd Rottenburger on 21-04-2024 14:10
#5

Hello Eric,
Thank you very much. E.variegata I had after comparing pictures on the Internet also in suspicion.

Best regards,
Bernd