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Photo#1413284
Possible Muscid - Brontaea delecta - male

Possible Muscid - Brontaea delecta - Male
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
July 28, 2017
Size: 5-6 mm
Specimen sent to Brad Barnd for possible ID.

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Possible Muscid - Brontaea delecta - male Lateral - Brontaea delecta - male abdomen - Brontaea delecta - male

Brontaea delecta (Wulp), male
Moved from Brontaea. ID'd from voucher specimen.

A widespread filth-fly, common on feces. The female and male look quite different.

 
Thanks, Brad
It was in an area near some trash dumpsters and where people sometimes walk their dogs. Glad to contribute a species that's common yet not well-represented in the guide.

Brontaea sp., male
Moved from House Flies and kin. Tentatively ID'd from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks John.

Still looking into this one.

Thanks, John
View of abdomen added, since it has some markings.

Moved
Moved from Flies.

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