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Stable Fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) or Wohlfahrtia? - Coenosia tigrina

Stable Fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) or Wohlfahrtia? - Coenosia tigrina
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
August 27, 2008

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Stable Fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) or Wohlfahrtia? - Coenosia tigrina Stable Fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) or Wohlfahrtia? - Coenosia tigrina

Moved
Moved from Tiger Flies.

Moved

Wohlfahrtia it is.
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Stable fly, I just discovered, has special mouth parts:

(Note: Photo is upside down.)

 
Neither.
This is not even a sarcophagid, probably an anthomyiid or something more closely related to it. Wohlfahrtia are much larger, robust flies.

 
Eric, is the wohlfahrtia example I thumbnailed above wrong?
It was IDed by Chen Young, but does look different that other posts. (Mine included.)

 
ID
A very fine photo of perhaps Coenosia (Muscidae).

 
Thanks . . .
Andy:
Thanks for the ID help on getting this fly to Coenosia. I still have a lot to learn with regards to fly identification!
Best wishes,
Scott

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