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#1 2018-03-04 19:43:12

colinleb
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Name: Colin Le Boutillier
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Anthomyid 2

I am I anywhere near right with Anthomyia liturata for this please?


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#2 2018-03-05 13:07:28

Howard Bentley
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Re: Anthomyid 2

That looks right to me.

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#3 2018-03-05 14:03:18

colinleb
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Re: Anthomyid 2

Thanks Howard

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#4 2018-03-07 18:04:22

Michael Ackland
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Re: Anthomyid 2

It probably is A. liturata, but it could be confusanea which is not quite so common. The best way to separate these two species is the shape of the distiphallus. In liturata it is strongly bent in lateral view, in confusanea it is almost straight but more swollen medially. The distiphallus is not shown in the photos.

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