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Calliphoridae for I.D. (Hong Kong)
Clive Lau
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This is a very large fly. Body length is 1.5 cm long.
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Bengalia?
 
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John Carr wrote:
Bengalia?


Or compare to https://diptera.i...d_id=96055
 
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Thanks John. It is more likely a Bengalia which is very big!
 
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Pity we can’t see the proboscis and I am not an expert in the Oriental rgion, but Bengalia crossed my mind as well.

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The proboscis has not been protruding. Nonetheless a few more photos are added here.
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Mouth part area magnified
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Proboscis opening viewed from an oblique angle.
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