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Fungus ridden fly

Fungus ridden fly
Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana, USA
August 15, 2010
I think that this might be a fly larva, but have no idea. I'm sure a species id would be impossible, but if anyone could tell me whether it might be a fly or some other kind of insect, I'd appreciate it.

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Probably a Lucilia blow fly, shiny green or bronze in life.

 
Thanks
for determining Lucilia - that's great!

Fungus ridden insect
It is an adult, you can see a wing; and it is possibly a fly. There is a whole series of fungus ridden insects here.

 
Thanks
I had no idea that such things existed. Thanks for including the link - this does look like a fungus ridden fly.

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