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Tachina lurida, worn female
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Posted on 13-06-2024 14:30

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I've found this fly today at a blackthorn thicket and I couldn't get as close as I wanted.
Frankenhoehe Nature Park, edge of old deciduous forest, 2024-06-13.
Am I right with Tachina lurida?

scutellar apicals strong and crossed:
eklans attached the following image:

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Posted on 13-06-2024 14:33

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dorsal hairs of tergite 5 approx. ⅓ of discals:
eklans attached the following image:

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Posted on 13-06-2024 14:33

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eklans attached the following image:

Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 14-06-2024 10:47

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Totally agree

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Posted on 14-06-2024 11:16

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Thanks a lot, Theo!
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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