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#1 2015-01-18 15:29:37

Michael Ackland
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Name: Michael Ackland
Registered: 2008-06-14
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Unknown structure on tarsi of Pegomya rufina females

The following link should lead you to information and a photomicrograph.  I hope to use my recent interest in taking photos through the microscope to draw attention to useful characters in Anthomyiidae species. This character can be seen under a stereo microscope, and it makes the identification of one Pegomya female fairly easy.

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/v … hp?t=26265

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#2 2015-01-18 22:30:08

conopid
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Name: Nigel Jones
From: Shrewsbury
Registered: 2008-02-27
Posts: 637
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Re: Unknown structure on tarsi of Pegomya rufina females

The image is exceptionally good Michael. There is a whole new world of identification resources beginning to develop here.


Nigel Jones
Shropshire

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