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Thricops diaphanus

Observed: 21st October 2012 By: jeremyrjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebratesjeremyr’s reputation in Invertebrates
Thricops
Thricops 1
Thricops 2
Thricops 4
Description:

On a shaded Hogweed flower. Very similar to Phaonia pallida, key differences between the two species are described here on Dipterists Forum

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Thricops or Phaonia

Phaonia pallida : prst acr. strong / Thricops diaphanus : prst acr. hair-like
Ph. p. : no strong proclinate orbital nor crossed interfrontal / Th. d. : 1 pair of strong proclinate or + crossed i.fr.
Ph. p. : fore tibia without p setae / Th. d. : t1 with p. setae
Ph. p. : arista plumose / Th. d. : arista bare
Ph. p. : occiput in female yellow / Th. d. : occiput greyish

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