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my first (!) Hippoboscidae - Pseudolynchia canariensis
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Posted on 06-07-2009 12:38
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I saw this one in June 2009... It attached to my hand when I was near river Dão. It was the first hipobboscid I saw here. They are extremely rare in this zone.

I thought in Ornithomyia avicularia... do you agree?

Here the beast:
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Edited by jorgemotalmeida on 06-07-2009 20:33
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Posted on 06-07-2009 12:44
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jorgemotalmeida attached the following image:

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Posted on 06-07-2009 20:26

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No, Looks quite different.
Need to check.

Might be Pseudolynchia canariensis.

Any pigeons around ?

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Posted on 06-07-2009 20:32
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yes. Sometimes they fly near this zone.
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