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#1 2017-10-21 21:39:21

Dippynev
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Name: Nev Wright
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Tanzanian Fly

Apologies, but I wasn't quite sure where to post this, but can anyone ID this fly from the Arusha Area, North Tanzania?
Cheers
Nev


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#2 2017-10-22 13:33:30

Stephane Lebrun
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Re: Tanzanian Fly

Should be a male of Chrysomya megacephala (Calliphoridae).

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#3 2017-10-22 20:35:12

Dippynev
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Re: Tanzanian Fly

Many Thanks - it seemed very distinctive to the untutored eye!


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