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Asilidae sp?

Observed: 7th May 2011 By: andyk
London Natural History Society
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Description:

Found dead in a woodland pond. Abdomen shaped like a large Neoascia, but obviously not a hoverfly. Body length 12 mm, wing length 9 mm.

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Asilidae

Possibly Dioctria? I recommend the Soldierfly & allies handbook which covers these: http://www.dipteristsforum.org.uk/t21-British-Soldierflies.html

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Thanks David.

Thanks David.

Andy Keay