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Lauxaniidae - mating, Germany
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Posted on 09-08-2013 13:28
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According to the shown mating behavior in http://www.dipter...;pid=40982 I think it should be a Meiosimyza as well.
Found on a Urtica leaf in the evening of 2013-08-04 in the Burgwald, Hesse, Germany. Regards, Ingo

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Honestly, I cannot see enough detail to say what species of Meiosimyza it is, though do I see a kind of shadow on the end of the longitudinal veins indicating it is rather Tricholauxania praeusta? But, I am not very convinced, because I do not see any other marking on crossveins etc.
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Thank you very much. I've gone back to this mating location and have collected two flies. So I hope to get a few photos of them taken by a friend of mine in the next days. I'm just a videographer..
Regards, Ingo
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Meiosimyza platycephala
 
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Many thanks for ID, Mark.
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15.12.14 15:40
Thx very much- this comes up quite a bit so very useful

11.12.14 18:25
is right!

11.12.14 16:36
Can any1 tell me if this is right Nach Smith 1912 = According to Smith 1912 Thx

11.12.14 16:35
Useful article http://www.eafe.or
g/Members_area_fil
es/Szpila_key_blow
flies_larva.pdf Wish there was 1 for Muscidae

10.12.14 21:41
at least now you can find out!

09.12.14 09:13
yes, from the Neotropical. It is still an open question whether these are really Chvalaea.

09.12.14 08:20
Quote from the abstract

09.12.14 08:19
" ... Ale-Roche, ..., including the description of the first males of the genus"

08.12.14 22:17
No, Theo, he recorded a female Chvalaea!

08.12.14 19:00
Ruud, jere beat you http://dx.doi.org/
10.11646/zootaxa.3
716.4.7

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