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Bottle fly - Lucilia - female

Bottle fly - Lucilia - Female
Los Angeles, CA, California, USA
September 12, 2006
Size: 10 mm
One of the biggest problem in los Angeles around summer you can see fly flying around everywhere, restaurant, Hospital etc .I am not sure about the genus but in my personal opinion is a bronze bottle fly, probably Phaenicia genus, Calliphoridae Family, There is somebody Familiar with Calliphorids. Regards,

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Identifiable fungus-ridden flies are now being moved to their proper places in the guide, since there is a gallery of all the fungus-ridden insects here.

infected
with Beauvaria bassiana I believe

 
HI Omar
Do you think? I have more pictures with he same white spot. It is possible to see B. bassiana (spores) in alive flies?.

 
Its not
really a spot, but the inflation of the abdomen and its white appearance. This fly is close to death, then you will see the spores. But yeah, this is almost 100% Beauveria bassiana

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