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Portraits of amateur/professional dipterologists - II
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Posted on 10-04-2012 19:06

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Apparently I'm the 'newest' member so here I am with my favorite person in the whole world, my 2 year old daughter.
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Edited by amandafujikawa on 10-04-2012 19:11
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Posted on 10-04-2012 19:33

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
Posts: 1982
Joined: 01.11.06

Sorry, not completely clear to me, but who is the newest member? You or your daughter?

What families do interest you/her?

ruud van der weele
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Posted on 27-10-2012 23:27
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Hehehehe, I have had the greatest of time seeing you all! Cool I cannot believe that I have found this thread after nearly two years at Shock

Well, I absolutely hate to be in front of a camera and I have hardly any pictures of me. But I guess I should make an effort and show myself. It is only fair.

Here is the black sheep of the community, using a camera instead of a net Pfft At least you know now who you are dealing with Grin Grin

Yes, taken in the outskirts of Madrid Wink but no ID required. That is Piluca in action Shock
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Posted on 28-10-2012 00:23
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Excellent technique! Grin
Manager of the UK Species Inventory in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London.
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Posted on 28-10-2012 11:46
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Yes, smashing!! Sad Sad Grin

Try to photograph a tiny Anthomyiid with a compact camera, approaching like a wild board in a ceramic shop, carrying binoculars and an overloaded rucksack. Stability at its best, and chaetotaxy will show fine in the picture! Wink

No wonder my Anthomyiids remain unidentified Sad Sad awkward

Grin Grin Grin
Edited by Piluca_Alvarez on 28-10-2012 11:46
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Posted on 23-04-2013 19:37
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After a lot of threads with request of help to find an ID, maybe its time to reveal my face on the forum ...

This is me (still a newbie in the diptera world) and my wife (who catch me a fly or two) on our way to some party.

I also post some photos of the surroundings where I live. Same place from opposite views.


Leif and my wife Orix
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Posted on 23-04-2013 20:52

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
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Joined: 01.11.06

Ah, it has been a while is good to continue this series of "portraits"!
ruud van der weele
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 23-04-2013 21:49
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Moscow, Feb 2013
Waiting for the field season...
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Posted on 24-04-2013 18:37

Location: Zoelmond, the Netherlands
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Some summers ago Bettina collecting in France
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ruud van der weele
Samuel Perry
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Posted on 09-06-2013 04:24

Location: Seattle, WA USA
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Myself and one of my assistants (my youngest, Tetsu) in the woods near Index, Washington. We were looking for Carabidae, hence the garden cultivator and aspirator.
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Posted on 03-08-2013 00:17

Location: Scotland
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Here's me and my assistant, collecting at Gleddoch in Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Thanks to everyone for your help via this site.

David Fotheringham
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Posted on 20-01-2014 06:07

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Me with a carnival hat... Opening 2014 season!
Edited by Drianis on 20-01-2014 06:08
John Carr
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Posted on 02-08-2014 20:34
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It's been noted on this site that American Tabanus can be large. Here I am photographing a Tabanus nigrovittatus which is about 900 mm long (estimated). Fortunately, Tabanidae do not normally bite indoors.
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28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

31.05.21 08:37
You are correct, the copula also is phragmitidis. Corrected in the Gallery.

30.05.21 23:08
... look identical to me, the pictures of L. nigropunctata don't have the black spot on the scutellum and lack the other features you described.

30.05.21 23:07
Thank you for the answer Maks! Unfortunately the second part of your message seems to be deleted? I looked at the pictures of the 2 species in the gallery, are they correctly identified? Because they

30.05.21 20:06
@FliegenFranz Apart from differences of the hypopygium and ovipositor L. nigropunctata has darkened wing tips, mostly dark front femora, a black spot/stripe on the scutellum and a more pronounced, lon

29.05.21 18:48
What's the difference between Limonia nigropunctata and L. phragmitidis? Can someone help me? Thanks

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