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Blow-fly Spiracles
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Posted on 17-11-2011 17:19
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Posterior thoracic of Calliphora vicina
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Anterior thoracic spiracle of Lucilia sericata
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Edited by Tony T on 18-11-2011 04:16
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Close-up of hairs
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Awesome pictures!
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Excellent photos Tony - what equipment did you use for the first shot? Smile
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Thanks Paul, Walter & Chris.
Ist image taken with a 10x Nikon CF N Plan Achromat, NA 0.3, finite objective on bellows.
Until recently was reckoned to be one of the best 10x lenses, the folks at seem now to favour infinity lenses.
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an outstanding work here!
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

03.09.21 12:51
Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

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"

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