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Sexing Flies in the Genus Lucilia (dorsal dim) - Lucilia - male

Sexing Flies in the Genus Lucilia (dorsal dim) - Lucilia - Male
Tonopah Desert, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
May 20, 2015
Size: 7.5mm
Note, the central occipital area (back-middle of the head, behind the eyes) lacks a clump of dense setae. (hairs) This is part of the last couplet of the key (#10) This feature separates this species from the closest look-alike species, L. sericata.
Note, this species is often darker and duller (coppery) than other species in this genus. However, many of the other species may look very similar in color and texture. (variations)
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