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Is this a Horsefly?

Observed: 5th July 2012 By: DDDD’s reputation in InvertebratesDD’s reputation in InvertebratesDD’s reputation in InvertebratesDD’s reputation in InvertebratesDD’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

c12mm long

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Male

A male with a long-haired projection on sternite 8 should be one of Eutolmus rufibarbis, Machimus atricapillus or Machimus rusticus. The middle one is the commonest species, and it does look pretty good for that, but cannot be certain.

Ian
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