Thread subject: Diptera.info :: tiny black Tachinid -> Periscepsia carbonaria

Posted by Carnifex on 03-10-2021 17:23
#1

really tiny, resembled a Phania in size, but looks different otherwise.
Vienna, vineyards; early October

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Edited by Carnifex on 19-11-2021 17:20

Posted by Carnifex on 03-11-2021 08:46
#2

up for visibility

Posted by Zeegers on 03-11-2021 10:59
#3

Looks like a Periscepsia cf. carbonaria. this species is known to be active till very late in the season.

theo

Posted by Carnifex on 19-11-2021 17:19
#4

Thanks Theo, I don't think a 'cf' is necessary here - should be the only species

Posted by Zeegers on 20-11-2021 10:57
#5

Yes, you are probably right, I couldn’t exclude P. handlirschi.

Theo