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Machimini (Tolmerus?) from Lesvos, Greece - id help
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Posted on 05-01-2024 12:09

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Wojciech Szczepanski wrote:
Could you take a lateral photo of facial gibbosity? It looks rather small, not typical to Neoepitriptus and Machimus/Tolmerus.

Unfortunately, the specimens have been returned to the collector, so I can't take any new photos, as for now...

However, below I attach an existing ventrolateral photo of one of the females, where the facial gibbosity is more viewable and some of the bristles of the beard obscuring it have been removed. It seems that it is pretty developed and within the "normal" for Machimini.
Xeroporcellio attached the following image:

Edited by Xeroporcellio on 05-01-2024 12:10
Wojciech Szczepanski
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Posted on 09-01-2024 23:17

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Yes indeed, so most likely Neoepitriptus.
Edited by Wojciech Szczepanski on 02-04-2024 17:17
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