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Photo#243320
unknown fly - Lucilia cuprina

unknown fly - Lucilia cuprina
tucson, pima County, Arizona, USA
December 5, 2008
Size: 5 mm
Hope this is enough for an ID.

from Dr. Terry Whitworth:
"Lucilia cuprina -- probable. L. sericata can also sometimes be coppery, but this is a male and the frons is wider like cuprina"

Moved from Lucilia.

 
Great job, all around!
It's great to see these to go species.

Lucilia, a blow fly
Color is variable

 
Thanks!
Hi again, Ron! Thanks for the ID. What's with the ones I get here in my garden? I want the ones with the iridiscent green bodies and red eyes!

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