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Mythicomyiidae from Turkey
Cor Zonneveld
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Posted on 25-06-2009 20:57
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Looks suspiciously like the icon op top of these pages!

South-West Turkey (Gombe), 2000 m alt. Flowery rich bank of very fast running melt water stream. June 15.
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Cor Zonneveld
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Posted on 25-06-2009 21:24

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Hello, donīt trust this (I am learner and my keys book is in german, so many times I donīt understand it)
Waiting for David, try this:
Platypygus ŋ?? P. crysanthemi, (Asia minor), P. kurdorum (south Russia). This family is very interesting Smile
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Posted on 25-06-2009 23:41
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This one certainly fits the description of Platypygus chrysanthemi, however, the genus in need on revision and there seem to be rather alot of undescribed species.
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Posted on 01-07-2009 03:00
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Fantastic Platypygus! I hope you did collect it...
Cor Zonneveld
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Posted on 01-07-2009 20:09
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I hate always to disappoint the collectors - but I have to! I find it hard to combine collecting with making photo's. If i try, I'm sure I will ruin my camera or so...
Thanks for your attention
Cor Zonneveld
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@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

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