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Genus Cynomya

Blow Fly with Caterpillar Prey - Cynomya cadaverina Fly 2 - Cynomya cadaverina Blow Fly - Cynomya cadaverina fly, big, blue - Cynomya cadaverina Calliphoridae - Cynomya cadaverina Calliphoridae - Cynomya cadaverina Blow Fly - Cynomya cadaverina? - Cynomya cadaverina Blow Fly - Cynomya cadaverina? - Cynomya cadaverina
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Calliphoridae (Blow Flies)
Subfamily Calliphorinae
Genus Cynomya
Explanation of Names
Cynomya Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Numbers
2 spp. in our area: C. cadaverina (widespread) & C. mortuorum* (Linnaeus 1761) (Alaska, Eurasia)(1)
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*=Cynomya hirta Hough [erroneously treated as valid in(2)]
Identification
One of several genera of Calliphoridae with a metallic abdomen and a non-metallic thorax. Stem vein bare, calypters white, presutural intra-alar bristle absent.