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Stratiomyidae --> Sargus harderseni F
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Posted on 25-01-2022 11:23
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Found dead on the veranda.
Sargus seems good.
With this photo alone, can we go to the species?
Preuilly-sur-Claise (center France - 13-07-2021).
Thank you and have a nice day.
bertrandpami attached the following image:

Edited by bertrandpami on 28-01-2022 10:29
Paul Beuk
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Posted on 26-01-2022 15:04
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Sargus iridatus, I think

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Posted on 26-01-2022 17:08
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Many thanks, Paul.
Best whishes.
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Posted on 28-01-2022 10:28
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After examination, it is Sargus harderseni : https://www.insec...p?t=237826
Determination on photos is never easy!
Thanks again, Paul, for your interest in this one.
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Posted on 28-01-2022 11:11

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It is very tricky, but the legs are too yellow for iridatus, as pointed out on the French forum .

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Hoping this beauty could expand into Czechia... I wish to caught it.
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Posted on 28-01-2022 19:17
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Hope, always hope Smile
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