Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Platystomatidae (1), Tanzania
Posted by Dmitry Gavryushin on 27-09-2012 18:37
September 14, 2012, Bagamoyo env. Near and on human faeces. Size (in different specimens) up to 13mm.
Subject changed to Platystomatidae instead of Tephritidae.
Edited by Dmitry Gavryushin on 30-09-2012 10:27
Posted by Nikita Vikhrev on 27-09-2012 22:50
Platystomatidae, I think
Posted by Dmitry Gavryushin on 30-09-2012 10:26
Thanks Nikita, will change the subject accordingly. Hope Tatiana will be able to identify all of these excrement lovers...
Posted by John Carr on 23-01-2022 22:34
Posted by Andrew Whittington on 28-01-2022 10:53
Correct again John - this is probably P. submetallica
(Loew, 1852), the dark band over T3
, complete marginal wing band, brown br and dark legs being diagnostic in this case.