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Pamponerus sp. for ID
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Posted on 03-10-2021 15:46

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Please, help with the ID for this Asilidae sp.
Specimen data: June 5, 2021 Russia, Moscow Region.
Dry pine forest on sand dunes.
Body length: 19mm. Wingspan: 29mm.
Edited by Nikolay_D on 07-10-2021 19:40
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Posted on 06-10-2021 23:28
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Reminds me strongly of a Pamponerus sp. Can't see if the base of the wings is milky white.


Field guide to the robber flies of the Netherlands and Belgium:
Mariastraat 12
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Posted on 07-10-2021 19:39

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Thank you!
The base of the wings is milky white indeed. Are there many species of Pamponerus in Central Europe? Is it possible to identify it to the species level?
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

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02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

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The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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