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Could this be Tipula selene? > yes
Tjitske Lubach
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Posted on 09-06-2013 10:02

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On June 7 2013 I found these female and male (normal size) Tipula on our window. The specific color pattern and black 'end' of the female specimen made me find Tipula selene. Could anyone confirm this?

Location: La Fontouret, Saint Gilles, Indre, France

Thanks for any comment, regards

Tjitske Lubach

uncertain Tipula selene 2013-06-07 France - La Fontoure

Edited by Tjitske Lubach on 20-06-2013 21:12
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My UK specimens of T. selene do look very similar to your photos, but I'm afraid I don't know if there are other similar species on the continent.
Martin Harvey
Tjitske Lubach
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Thank you very much Martin. That is a good sign. I will wait a little longer to here if anyone knows this, because I don't know either.
Tjitske Lubach
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ID confirmed by Pjotr Oosterbroek.
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