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Red-Eyed Fly

Red-Eyed Fly
Camp Creek, Sonoran Desert [east of the town of Carefree], Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
April 5, 2011
Size: ~ 1.5 cm
These flies were numerous and very active on the flowers of a riparian shrub.

Moved from Oestroidea.

Sarcophagidae: Miltogramminae
Sarcophagidae: Miltogramminae

Moved from Flies.

You had this image linked to ; they are quite different flies.

Moved from ID Request.

Not an expert ID
I might be very very wrong, but it looks to me like Musca domestica. At least, it is probably something in Musca or close to it, as we can see the scimitar shaped cell.

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