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Could this be Tipula selene? > yes
Tjitske Lubach
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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

http://observado....w/76659449
uncertain Tipula selene 2013-06-07 France - La Fontoure

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observado.org/fotonew/1/4875801.jpg

observado.org/fotonew/6/4875806.jpg

observado.org/fotonew/0/4875810.jpg

observado.org/fotonew/5/4875815.jpg
Edited by Tjitske Lubach on 20-06-2013 20:12
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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.
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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.
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ID confirmed by Pjotr Oosterbroek.
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19.05.15 14:40
Link to Nikita's articles https://archive.or
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19.05.15 14:32
Hi hope so can tell me if this is ok griffes et pelotes - claws and pulvilli Thx

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Thx Stephane, I see by rather than from- no your English is great!

09.05.15 11:53
No, I would understand : "Calypters small, the lower one is projecting over the upper one by 3/4" (my english is probably not the best).

09.05.15 10:47
Thx Stephane p296 Seguy Calypters small, le thoracique saillant des 3/4 the lower is 3/4 the size or length of the upper? is that how you understand it

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I assume the sentence talk about calypters (cuillerons) : it means that the lower (thoracic) one is protruding.

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