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#1 2015-07-11 00:10:59

icemover
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Empis tesselata ?

Yesterday at Prinsdal, Oslo, Norway.


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#2 2015-07-11 10:47:00

Howard Bentley
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

Yes. A female.

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#3 2015-07-11 11:31:49

andrewsi25
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

Empis livida, I suspect

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#4 2015-07-11 17:25:49

icemover
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

Thanks !!

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#5 2015-07-14 12:07:32

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Re: Empis tesselata ?

Indeed, livida.

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#6 2015-07-15 21:11:06

icemover
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

Thanks -- Because the femurs are not black? - Or are there also other distinguishing features?

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#7 2015-07-15 21:58:09

Jim Jobe
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

The two upper veins from the discal cell don't reach the wing margin, although this point isn't clear on your photo without the eye of faith! Easy to see on a specimen though.

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#8 2015-07-15 22:31:57

icemover
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Re: Empis tesselata ?

OK - and thanks !

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