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Muscidae? - Pollenia pediculata

Muscidae? - Pollenia pediculata
West terre haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
February 4, 2017
Size: 8mm

Moved
Moved from Cluster flies.

cf. pediculata

Moved
Moved from Calyptratae.

The closed cell r5 is unusual for Pollenia.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Pollenia?
Pollenia?

 
that definitely makes sense
The abdomen is strange in coloration (but maybe typical for Pollenia), the right side is light with dark patches and the left is dark with light patches. They're like mirror images of each other

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