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Holly Shelter Game Lands, Pender County, North Carolina, USA
April 19, 2008
Size: 8 mm
Size estimated. This flesh fly was associated with a Yellow Pitcherplant (Sarracenia flava) at Holly Shelter Game Lands in eastern North Carolina. Apparently certain flesh flies breed IN the pitcher, which would be a deadly environment for most insect larvae. This might be a Fletcherimyia--see below. (Some Sarcophaga also breed in the pitcherplants--I do not know how to tell them apart.)

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Location near:
34.358175, -77.734880
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Identified there as (likely) Fletcherimyia, probably F. rileyi or F. jonesi.

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Moved from Flesh Flies.

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