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signal flies mating - Balz der Breitmundfliege

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Phylum: Arthropoda LATREILLE, 1829 (arthropods, Gliederfer)Subphylum: Hexapoda, BLAINVILLE, 1816Class: Insecta LINNAEUS, 1758 (insects, insekten)Subclass: Pterygota LANG, 1888Order: Diptera LINNAEUS, 1758 (Zweiflgler)Suborder: Brachycera SCHINER, 1862 (true flies, Echte Fliegen)Infraorder: MuscomorphaSuperfamily: TephritoideaFamily: Platystomatidae SCHINER, 1862 (signal flies, Breitmundfliegen)Subfamily: Platystomatinae SCHINER, 1862Genus: Platystoma MEIGEN, 1803Platystoma seminationis FABRICIUS, 1775[det. "Ophrus", 2013, based on photos]more info (German): de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platystoma_seminationismore info about signal flies: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlatystomatidaeGermany, Hessen, Bad Hersfeld: Ottrau, ca. 300-400m asl., 10.06.2012IMG_1079

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