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Hybotidae?, Germany => Platypalpus sp.
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Posted on 29-05-2012 11:46
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found on 2012-05-27 on a leaf of Cirsium at the Wollenberg, Hesse, central Germany. Regards, Ingo

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Edited by Pristurus on 29-05-2012 15:28
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Platypalpus sp.

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Thank you, Paul! Greetings, Ingo
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29.09.15 09:12
For Idiohelina, 3 Malloch's papers, Exotic Muscaridae III, XV, and XXXV

22.09.15 11:34
Species with mouth parts that appear to be 'similar', like Sargus, do feed on honeydew. I have never seen Hermetia in nature...

18.09.15 17:42
Thanks Paul, some sites report that it don't have functional mouth part, other sites say it feed nectar, some publications say it "probably" feed nectar and it's a pollinator.

18.09.15 11:57
Sounds like it might be. Do sites that 'say not' state that they do feed or don't they mention anything?

14.09.15 20:42
Question: is it true that the Hermetia illucens don't have functional mouth part? Some sites say yes and some other say not. It's a bit confused. Thanks Smile

30.08.15 16:23
looks like it! Grrrr.

29.08.15 15:14
Fauna Europaea unavailable again!?

28.08.15 22:58
I'm searching a Muscidae pdf for the New Zealand fauna (Idiohelina genus), I hope someone can help me with a link, thanks in advance!

23.08.15 19:58
Thanks Paul, I'll do it Wink

21.08.15 14:52
Send a PM to Gunnar. Wink

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