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Pipiza sp. => Pipiza noctiluca
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Posted on 25-05-2022 21:02

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Ukraine, Rivne region, on May 15.
Is it possible to determine the species of this male?
Edited by Gansucha on 27-05-2022 15:37
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Posted on 26-05-2022 17:07

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Victor, I think it's a male Pipiza noctiluca.
Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 27-05-2022 15:36

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Thank you, Eric !!!

I do not know what to look for to distinguish them.
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Posted on 28-05-2022 09:10

Location: Franconia, Germany
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Hi Victor, P. noctiluca is descriped in Netherlandic in the Fotogids Zweefvliegen (André Schulten):
- face all black hairs
- abdomen black or with 2 yellow patches on tergite 2
- hind femur thickened
- first segment of fore tarsus pale, the others dark
- male wings transparent - female's with a slightly dark patch
Greetings, Eric
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Posted on 28-05-2022 11:03

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Thank you very much Eric!
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