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#1 2015-07-12 20:16:02

Jim Jobe
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Circular calypters

Can anyone pinpoint the genus or species illustrated please?


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#2 2015-07-12 22:29:05

Tony Irwin
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Re: Circular calypters

I'd suggest Rhinophoridae for this, but you'll need a clearer picture (including a whole wing shot) to confirm this, or to take it further.

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#3 2015-07-13 00:52:35

Jim Jobe
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Re: Circular calypters

Thanks Tony. I never thought it might be a Rhinophorid. I'll get to work with the microscope tomorrow.

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