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Species Bellardia bayeri

Fly IMG_0710 - Bellardia bayeri blue bottle fly - Bellardia bayeri - male blue bottle fly - Bellardia bayeri - male Fly - Bellardia bayeri 7 mm blow fly - Bellardia bayeri - female blow fly - Bellardia bayeri - female blow fly - Bellardia bayeri - female blow fly - Bellardia bayeri - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Calliphoridae (Blow Flies)
Subfamily Calliphorinae
Genus Bellardia
Species bayeri (Bellardia bayeri)
Explanation of Names
Bellardia bayeri (Jacentkovsky 1937)
Identification
Apical section of M (after bend) straight. Abdomen blueish to greenish. Calypters dark(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (recorded from New Hampshire and Massachusetts)(1)(2)
Life Cycle
Viviparous