Thread subject: :: Yellow and black Asilidae laying its eggs

Posted by trana on 03-08-2023 14:16

On a dead fir-tree in Chartreuse (French Alps), altitude 1310 meters :

Would it be Choerades marginata ?

Bernard Mallet

Posted by eklans on 03-08-2023 15:55

Hello Bernard, C. marginata is correct: golden yellow hair in the face and the scape is relativly short compared to C. femorata.

Posted by trana on 03-08-2023 17:39

Many thanks, Eric ! :)
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