Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Gymnocheta viridis? --> Lucilia cf. illustris

Posted by Frank Hornig on 24-05-2022 16:43
#1

Could this be Gymnocheta viridis (f.)?
about 9-10 mm
Frankenberg, Hessia, Germany, 05.08.2021.

Edited by Frank Hornig on 24-05-2022 17:20

Posted by eklans on 24-05-2022 17:01
#2

Hi Frank, it's a male Lucilia cf. illustris (the broader frons), Calliphoridae.

Posted by Frank Hornig on 24-05-2022 17:19
#3

Thanks for that Erik!

Greetings,
Frank

Posted by Juergen Peters on 24-05-2022 20:11
#4

Hello Frank,

you won't find Gymnochaeta viridis in August. It's an early spring species (March-early May).

Posted by Frank Hornig on 25-05-2022 17:33
#5

Thanks J├╝rgen for that hint!

Greetings,
Frank