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Trichopoda pennipes (male). OK
Maherjos
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Posted on 04-09-2013 20:56
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Photograph taken on 4 September, 2013, in in Motril, Granada, Spain.
Immediate area of the Mediterranean coast.

Apparent size with wings, about 12-14 mm

Thanks in advance for any help!
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Trichopoda pennipes, the only species of the genus in Europe, a parasitoid of Pentatomidae and related families.
 
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John Carr wrote:
Trichopoda pennipes, the only species of the genus in Europe, a parasitoid of Pentatomidae and related families.


Thank you for their identification. Grin
With your guidance I edit the title.
Except dissenting opinion, I guess, as Trichopoda pennipes , I can upload to gallery.

Best wishes, José Marín.
 
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Yes - and very nice photos Smile
Manager of the UK Species Inventory in the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London.
 
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ChrisR wrote:
Yes - and very nice photos Smile


Very grateful for your confirmation and positive review. Smile

Best regards from Southern Spain.
José Marín
 
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Just to inform our readers:

Trichopoda is a neotropical /nearctic genus.
This species has established itself in Europe, starting in Italy and a second wave starting in Girona, Spain.
The species is now well established and quite common in Spain, southern France and spreading to the east.


Theo
 
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I took one near the Dordogne River in France last month (latitude 44.86 deg). I wonder if it has been recorded further North yet?

Steve
 
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This should be a male. Females lack orange on the wing and usually have a dark-tipped abdomen.

In America, these flies enjoy feeding on Daucus carota and I'm sure they are happy to be in Europe where the plant is native.
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Hi Steve

Yes, it occurs more north to the Loire on a regular basis.
WIth one odd record from the Netherlands.

Theo
 
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