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Chrysopilus cristatus?
Arvid dJ
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Posted on 23-10-2021 16:40

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Hi. I keyed this to Chrysopilus cristatus with Alan Stubbs book Brittish Soldierflies and their allies, but I live in Sweden and I don't know if there are any Swedish species that the book does not cover. Is this Chrysopilus cristatus or some other species?
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Posted on 24-10-2021 08:55

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You really should switch keys !!

(english translation due spring 2022)

Yes, female Ch. cristatus.

Edited by Zeegers on 24-10-2021 08:55
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Posted on 24-10-2021 14:47

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Thank you Theo! Thanks for the tip, now I got excited for the translation of the book!
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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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