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Copula Tachinidae? Netherlands, coastal dunes.
Jaap Vink
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Posted on 09-09-2019 19:02

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Software predicts Tachinidae indet. with probability 77%.
Are these Tachinidae? If so, which species? Size approx 5-6mm.
Jaap Vink attached the following image:

Edited by Jaap Vink on 09-09-2019 19:15
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Posted on 09-09-2019 19:32

Location: Soest, NL
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The spftware should be told there are only very few Tachinidae witg strong bristles on lower part of the parafacial.

So these are Sarcophagidae.

Jaap Vink
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Posted on 09-09-2019 19:35

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Thanks Theo, I already thought of "Dambordvliegen", but the size (5-6mm) was smaller than I usually see them.
Regards, Jaap
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Posted on 11-09-2019 08:03

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They might be even only 4 mm.
This is not Sarcoohaga s.s., but something like subgenus Helicophagella.

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