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Flesh Fly - Wohlfahrtia vigil

Flesh Fly - Wohlfahrtia vigil
Fernhill Wetland, Washington County, Oregon, USA
September 7, 2001
Size: 14 mm

Moved from Wohlfahrtia.

Moved from Sarcophaga.

Not Sarcophaga.
I'm almost certain this is not Sarcophaga, but Wohlfahrtia. The spotted abdomen is pretty distinctive. This is one of the few North American flies recorded as (rarely) causing myiasis in humans. If you really want to know what myiasis is, don't eat a meal before you look it up:-)

I agree.
The abdomen pattern of three black dots per tergite is Wohlfahrtia.

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