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Muscidae - Limnophora obsignata
Liliane D
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Posted on 16-11-2019 21:33

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On 27 October 2019 in the south of France, on ivy.
I was thinking of an Anthomyia but I have a very serious doubt!
Thank you for your help
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Edited by Liliane D on 17-11-2019 13:26
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Limnophora (Muscidae)?
Edited by Juergen Peters on 16-11-2019 22:19
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Liliane D
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Posted on 17-11-2019 00:45

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Thank you very much Jürgen,
This is indeed much better than my original idea!
And it might even be a female Limnophora obsignata because of the entire postural band (2 separate spots in the female L. tigrina).
Do you think that's correct?
Nikita Vikhrev
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Posted on 17-11-2019 13:22
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Yes, correct
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