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Muscidae => Muscina prolapsa
Marion Friedrich
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Posted on 17-10-2021 16:08

Location: Saxony, Germany
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is this fly a muscid, maybe Muscina stabulans?

Thanks, Marion

Germany, Saxony, 1.3.2021, on dead wood.
Edited by Marion Friedrich on 18-10-2021 20:19
Marion Friedrich
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Posted on 18-10-2021 11:00

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another attempt
Marion Friedrich attached the following image:

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Posted on 18-10-2021 11:16

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Marion, the wing venation leads to M. prolapsa:
"Discal vein more strongly curved forward,
first posterior cell (R5) at wing-margin only about two-fifths of its width at widest part" DIPTERA ... SECTION (b) MUSCIDAE, ASSIS FONSECA -
Edited by eklans on 18-10-2021 11:16
Greetings, Eric
Marion Friedrich
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Posted on 18-10-2021 20:17

Location: Saxony, Germany
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Hi Eric,
thank you very much for ID, explanation and the literature.
Best regards,
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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

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

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

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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