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I'm not sure if this is a flesh fly, because its eyes are too wide apart compared to other flesh flies I've searched for.   - Pollenia

I'm not sure if this is a flesh fly, because its eyes are too wide apart compared to other flesh flies I've searched for. - Pollenia
Burbank, California, Los Angeles County, California, USA
January 20, 2016
Size: larger than a house fly
It has some metallic yellow gold on its face and some of its hairs. So, I'm confused as to whether this is a flesh fly or not. It doesn't have the same distinct markings as the common flesh fly in the area where I live or have read about. The wings are a bit bent. What could have caused this?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Newly hatched
This is a fly newly emerged from the pupa, so the head is a little overinflated and the wings not fully formed. The golden fur on the thorax makes it a Pollenia.

 
About Pollenia
It says in Wiki [The cluster flies are the genus Pollenia in the blowfly family Calliphoridae]. Is this what this is? A blowfly?

 
Related
This is in the same family as blow flies, but it's more likely an earthworm parasite than a consumer of rotting flesh.

 
About the fly eating earthworms
I happened to be digging a huge ditch this morning when I spotted this fly outside. The ground is moist and full of earthworms and our temperature went up a bit, so the timing must have been just right for it to emerge.

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