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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 14:33:49
I tried the link and it didn't work. Problems?
#2 | xylo on 23 August 2010 06:06:03

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 12:17:13
Link corrected...
#4 | rvanderweele on 22 September 2010 12:16:29
Also in the New Scientist. But I do not agree with the name "Horror-fly"
#5 | Paul Beuk on 23 September 2010 08:34:16
Hmm, you would if it were skipping on the bones of one of your loved ones...
#6 | cyprinoid on 23 September 2010 10:59:07
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23.02.23 21:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

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Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

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09.10.22 17:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

07.10.22 11:55
Can any1 help out with a pdf copy of 1941 Hammer. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. 105; thank you

05.10.22 19:59
Found! https://www.veldsh

05.10.22 19:53
@zeegers, your book seems difficult to get from Spain, is there another way?

08.09.22 09:29
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26.08.22 15:06
Lis - This is vol.11 (eleven) and is 346 pages. Sorry, don't have a copy.

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Hello, can any1 help out with a copy of Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera II: Scathophagidae-Hyp
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