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Large Empis (female)
Liliane D
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Posted on 01-04-2024 22:46
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Hello,
In March 2021 I offered you this large female Empis https://diptera.info/forum/viewthread.php?thread_id=99911
And in March 2020 I photographed a large male https://diptera.info/forum/viewthread.php?thread_id=99834
On April 01, 2024, still in the same garden in the south of France, I saw this female which seems quite close to me and which I was able to photograph from several angles as she was very busy sucking nectar from Thyme.
Her body is 12 mm long.
I imagine it's one of the large Mediterranean species or Empis ciliata?
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Posted on 01-04-2024 22:50
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From some angles, the tufts of hair on the legs are hardly visible. On the front legs, there are only tufts on the tibiae.
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