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Maybe Lonchaeidae? (Taiwan)
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Posted on 12-02-2017 19:00

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12/JUN/2016, Taichung, Taiwan
Alt ~900m
blackdogto attached the following image:

Edited by blackdogto on 04-03-2017 18:08
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Cyclorrhapha, not Orthorrhapha.
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Wings perhaps a bit narrow but it gives the impression of Lonchaeidae.

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Thanks John and Paul! Smile
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I would also go for Lonchaeidae - do you still have the specimen??
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17.03.17 12:24
Haha that seems... promising!

16.03.17 12:41
Hello, can anyone help out a French translation regarding the larva - excroissances, is it protuberance? Thx

14.03.17 15:43

12.03.17 14:42
Hi all! What forum would you recommend to post in if I want to encourage people to send me samples of galls (containing gall midge larvae)? Thanks! Simon

23.02.17 17:42
Perhaps in: Hobby, B.M., & K.G.V. Smith, 1961. The bionomics of Empis tessellata F. (Dipt., Empididae). – Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 97: 2-10.

18.02.17 12:34
Hello, does any1 have a list of gift items for male Empis tessellate? Thx

10.02.17 11:44
Thank you PhilC

06.02.17 17:44
Geruchsorgane = olfactory organs

06.02.17 15:50
Hello I have another tough German word to translate Grateful for any help antennalen Geruchsorgane !! Thx

20.01.17 11:45
Thanks Paul - that makes sense

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