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this is a diptera (Loxocera hoffmannseggi)
guenille
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Posted on 16-09-2007 09:01
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When I shooted it I think hymenoptera, not sure now.
Who know it ?
Thank
Edith

Near Paris, september 15th, at the edge of a river.
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Edited by guenille on 19-09-2007 21:05
 
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IT's a diptera alright.
SOmething like Loxocera (Psilidae ) ??

Magnificant mimic !

Theo
 
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Subgenus Platystyla I suppose. Near Loxocera hoffmannseggi ?
Very interesting fly. Well done Edith. Smile
Stephane.
 
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Thanks a lot Theo and St?phane.
I am proud to have sometimes good shot and specimen
 
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Anyone could tell more ? Is Loxocera hoffmannseggi possible ?
Paul ?
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Stephane, your ID confirmed by Anatoly Shatalkin Wink
So, Edith can remove "?"
Nikita
Nikita Vikhrev - Zool Museum of Moscow University
 
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Many Thanks to Nikita and to A. Shatalkin. Smile
The species is not present in France according to Fauna Europaea (but present in Belgium, Switzerland, Germany). Once again a good find by Edith. Smile

Greetings.
Stephane.
 
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Unreal! It initiated a new thread HERE
Edited by Paul Beuk on 18-09-2007 20:51
 
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