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Andy Chick
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Posted on 21-02-2008 13:52

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Hi does anyone know how to distinguish Between Coelopa pilipes and Coelopa frigida?
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How good is your norwegian? Grin

Compare the "beard" in Figure 2 and 4.
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Coelopa pilipes has dense, long and fine hairs on legs and genae.
Coelopa frigida is more spiny, with strong bristles on legs and genae.
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Andy Chick
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Posted on 21-02-2008 15:39

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crex wrote:
How good is your norwegian? Grin

Compare the "beard" in Figure 2 and 4.

my norwegian is rather appalling, but i do see what you mean in the pics!

thank you both for the advice
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