Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Conopidae ID? => Physocephala vittata
Posted by Volker on 07-08-2022 14:58
I photographed this fly in my garden on mint today. What species is it?
Germany, Saarland, Bexbach, Garden, Absolute Altitude 250 m, 07.08.2022
Edited by Volker on 08-08-2022 08:38
Posted by Zeegers on 07-08-2022 16:58
Really, from Saarland ?
It is Physocephala chrysorrhoea or similar.
Wait for Jens-Hermann formthe final verdict.
Posted by Volker on 07-08-2022 17:06
Yes, I found this fly in my garden today. A beautiful animal and only moderately timid.
Let's wait for the answer from Jens-Hermann.
Posted by Volker on 08-08-2022 07:02
Maybe it is a female of Physocephala vittata? See also https://home.hccnet.nl/mp.van.veen/conopidae/physocephala.html
Posted by Volker on 08-08-2022 08:41
P. vitatta was confirmed by email from Jens-Hermann