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Posted on 26-02-2020 19:44

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Is it possible to tell genus and spieces of this female?
Photo from 12 July 2017 Kramfors 62 N, E 17 Ångermanland, Sweden.

Thanks for your help in advance

Kurt Holmqvist
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Posted on 26-02-2020 22:47

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Genus is quite easy: Tipula!
Probably T (D.) flavolineata.
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Posted on 27-02-2020 18:01

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Thanks for your answer clovis.
I have hade flavolieata Before but with less dark on wings
Kurt Holmqvist
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Posted on 04-03-2020 14:44

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Could be freshly emerged from pupa causing darker pigment.
Paul Beuk
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jfarr wrote:
Could be freshly emerged from pupa causing darker pigment.
Usually it is the other way round...

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Posted on 05-03-2020 13:38

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Thanks to jfarr and Paul.

I have bin informed in Sweden that this should be a female Tipula pruinosa
Kurt Holmqvist
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