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Flesh Fly

Observed: 6th August 2009 By: Iris003Iris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in Invertebrates
Flesh Fly
Description:

Stripy fly,large feet and red eyes.Lays eggs in dead meat.About 10mm.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga sp.)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

Agree

That's a good photo, you've done well to get so close to it, and I agree with your identification of Sarcophaga sp. - to sort out exactly which species in the genus would probably require microscope work!

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