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Photo#82623
Sryphini? - Dioprosopa clavata

Sryphini? - Dioprosopa clavata
Plantation, Broward County, Florida, USA
October 10, 2006
Like always.. after the ID, feel free to frass those which are sub-par or repetative, from there I will delete them! \
Thanks!

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Sryphini? - Dioprosopa clavata Sryphini? - Dioprosopa clavata

Frass
You would save the editors some time if you did the selection process yourself, there is a bit of repetition here.

 
Thank you
Beatriz,
The problem is I am not sure, even in repetition which will be the best for identifying certain species, Eric E. told me for identifying flies you need several differen angles, and sometimes I am not sure if some photos show what is needed for a proper ID or not, I don't mean to cause more work, I just post as many shots when I am really curious about an ID that I think might be tricky. I will delete whichever ones are thought to be repetative.

Charles

 
I'm moving two of these to the guide
- one side view and one dorsal view. Usually that's enough for ID. Seems like three separate people have ID'd these - that's another issue when you post lots of images of one specimen - the identifying comments get scattered about! Generally, long-time users will post identifying comments on the first in a series, but not everyone is familiar with that custom. Sometimes it's preferable that comments go on the best of a series - that makes sense when you want the comments to be preserved and many images are going to be frassed. If you post your best picture first, that is often helpful.

 
No problem
But remember if you can't identify any specimen from what I post.. just know there are more if needed! LOL

Charles

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