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Hermetia illucens

Hermetia illucens
Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County, California, USA
June 8, 2007

Soldier Fly
This is actually a soldier fly. If I'm not mistaken, it is Hermetia illucens, the Black Soldier Fly.
Compare to this photo:

Thanks, It has got to be a Hermetia illucens!
The Hermetia illucens in your link has all of the same features including the strange blue markings of the eyes. I will have to look up some more details, this is completely new to me!

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