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Robber fly species?
al
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Posted on 18-09-2021 10:04
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Hello,

Hoping to get an ID on this please? Photo attached. Could it be Machimus cingulatus?

Found a couple of weeks ago Guernsey, Channel Islands. In coastal scrubland habitat.

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Al
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Posted on 19-09-2021 12:41
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Hi Al, I think Machimus (Tolmerus) cingulatus is correct. Resembling is M. cowini and difficult to distinguish but as we can see the posterior yellow stripe on forefemur it is most probably cingulatus.

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NB: it's better to place your queries for robberflies in the Asilidae forum to attract the experts.
Edited by eklans on 19-09-2021 12:42
Greetings, Eric
 
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Posted on 26-09-2021 14:51
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Indeed T. cingulatus
Greetings,

Reinoud

Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium: https://www.jeugdbondsuitgeverij.nl/product/field-guide-to-the-robberflies-of-the-netherlands-and-belgium/

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