Thread subject: :: Pamponerus sp. for ID

Posted by Nikolay_D on 03-10-2021 15:46

Please, help with the ID for this Asilidae sp.
Specimen data: June 5, 2021 Russia, Moscow Region.
Dry pine forest on sand dunes.
Body length: 19mm. Wingspan: 29mm.

Edited by Nikolay_D on 07-10-2021 19:40

Posted by Quaedfliegh on 06-10-2021 23:28

Reminds me strongly of a Pamponerus sp. Can't see if the base of the wings is milky white.

Posted by Nikolay_D on 07-10-2021 19:39

Thank you!
The base of the wings is milky white indeed. Are there many species of Pamponerus in Central Europe? Is it possible to identify it to the species level?