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Unknown fly - Scathophaga

Unknown fly - Scathophaga
Flying M Ranch, Merced County, California, USA
April 15, 2011
In grassland with mima mounds and vernal pools

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Scathophaga sp.

Was it moving?
It reminds me of a fungus victim:


 
fungus victim
It probably wasn't moving because the photo is in focus. It looks remarkably similar to some of the other fungus-ridden flies.

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