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Sepsidae; Themira putris (was Help needed)
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Posted on 25-07-2021 14:43

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Is it possible to tell Family, genus and spieces of this fly? Sphaerophoria?
Notice leg 1 with spike if that can help
Photo from 23 July 2021 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ă…ngermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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Edited by kurt on 12-08-2021 17:18
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Most males of Sepsidae have ornamented front femora to hold the female better.
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Looks like** Themira putris Sepsidae.

Edited by Roger Thomason on 25-07-2021 17:44
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Thanks a lot for your help Roger
Kurt Holmqvist
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