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Larva 10mm. >Dolichopodidae
Pentti Ketola
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Posted on 10-04-2022 10:26

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I found this larva of a on Picea abies tree. Is it possible to determine at least its family from these photo?
Photo on Finland Kokkola 10 April 2022.

Thank you in advance,
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Edited by Pentti Ketola on 13-04-2022 06:29
Tony Irwin
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It reminds me of some Dolichopodidae, like Medetera, but I am not certain.
Tony Irwin
Pentti Ketola
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Thank you Tony!

Best regards,
Paul Beuk
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Clear cephalophayngeal skeleton -> acalyptrate or calyptra

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