Explanation of Names
Cynomya Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
2 spp. in our area: C. cadaverina
(widespread) & C. mortuorum
* (Linnaeus 1761) (Alaska, Eurasia)(1)
Hough [erroneously treated as valid in(2)
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.