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Thyreophora cynophila is found after 160 years not to be extinct
We have managed to find a fly, Thyreophora cynophila (Panzer, 1794) (Diptera: Piophilidae: Thyreophorini) in La Rioja mountains (Spain). This Dipteron was thought to be extinct for 160 years, but a photograph returned it to the life. Available article and video in
#1 | bbrown on 21 August 2010 15:33:49
I tried the link and it didn't work. Problems?
#2 | xylo on 23 August 2010 07:06:03

Seems a problem of link generating. [cf. bottom browser line while hovering over link --->]. itself works fine.....

so long,
#3 | Paul Beuk on 30 August 2010 13:17:13
Link corrected...
#4 | rvanderweele on 22 September 2010 13:16:29
Also in the New Scientist. But I do not agree with the name "Horror-fly"
#5 | Paul Beuk on 23 September 2010 09:34:16
Hmm, you would if it were skipping on the bones of one of your loved ones...
#6 | cyprinoid on 23 September 2010 11:59:07
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07.03.24 01:01
Some flies preserved in ethanol and then pinned often get the eyes sunken, how can this be avoided? Best answer: I usually keep alcohol-collected material in alcohol

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17.08.23 14:54
Tony, I HAD a blank in the file name. Sorry!

17.08.23 14:44
Tony, thanks! I tried it (see "Cylindromyia" Wink but don't see the image in the post.

17.08.23 12:37
pjt - just send the post and attached image. Do not preview thread, as this will lose the link to the image,

16.08.23 09:37
Tried to attach an image to a forum post. jpg, 32kB, 72dpi, no blanks, ... File name is correctly displayed, but when I click "Preview Thread" it just vanishes. Help!

23.02.23 22:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

27.12.22 22:10
Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

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09.10.22 18:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

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