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#1 2009-07-19 19:41:11

afbainbridge
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Name: Anthony Bainbridge
From: Codford, Wiltshire
Registered: 2008-10-25
Posts: 39

Two Tipulids

I'd welcome ideas on these two tipulids, found recently here in Wiltshire.


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#2 2009-07-24 17:22:54

haematocephalus
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Name: Martin Harvey
From: Buckinghamshire
Registered: 2008-02-27
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Re: Two Tipulids

I think this is a female Ctenophora pectinicornis, a nationally scarce species associated with dead wood, especially beech.


Soldierflies and Allies Recording Scheme
http://www.brc.ac.uk/soldierflies-and-allies/

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#3 2009-08-05 18:16:29

afbainbridge
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Name: Anthony Bainbridge
From: Codford, Wiltshire
Registered: 2008-10-25
Posts: 39

Re: Two Tipulids

Thank you, Martin - v. interesting
Anthony

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#4 2009-09-03 14:53:21

alan.stubbs
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Name: Alan Stubbs
Registered: 2009-09-03
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Re: Two Tipulids

Agree C. pectinicornis.

Please send details to John Kramer for recording scheme data base.

Alan Stubbs

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