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Calliphoridae - Lucilia coeruleiviridis - male

Calliphoridae - Lucilia coeruleiviridis - Male
Near Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
June 15, 2006
Have I got this right, Calliphoridae? Is the genus Lucilia? ID help appreciated.

Does the rule about flies with eyes that touch being male, apply to Calliphoridae?

Moved from Blow Flies.

Moved from Black Blow Fly.

Lucilia coeruleiviridis I think
In my opinion, this looks much better for Lucilia coeruleiviridis than Phormia.

male, sure thing
Moved from Blow Flies.

Phormia regina -- det. T.L. Whitworth

Moved from Flies.

Pretty sure this is indeed a blow fly, not so sure it is Lucilia. Yes, the holoptic eyes are indicative of males in calliphorids, too.

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