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Brachycera ID => Rhinophoridae: Paykullia maculata ♀
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Posted on 19-07-2022 20:35

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I photographed this fly in Valle Fredda (AQ), Italy, 1700m a.s.l. on May 31st 2022. Is it possible to identify its genus or species from these photos?

Thank you in advance,
ESant attached the following image:

Edited by ESant on 21-07-2022 00:46
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Photo 2:
ESant attached the following image:

Juergen Peters
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Posted on 20-07-2022 19:59
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I suspect Rhinophoridae.
Best regards,

Juergen Peters
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Posted on 20-07-2022 21:17

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Rhinophoridae is correct and it's probably a female Paykullia maculata.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 21-07-2022 00:46

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Thank you both very much!
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