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Diptera fly ID => Calliphoridae - Pollenia sp (female)
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Posted on 01-09-2021 20:05

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Hi there,

I would like to identify this fly I photographed a few years ago.
I thought the yellow hairy thorax would make it easier to identify but I could not make it even to the family level despite having scrolled through most of the gallery.
Could it be a Muscidae ?

Date : 15 July 2017
Location : Moussy 58700 (Nièvre), Central France
Habitat : Garden of a house in a small village surrounded by crops

Any help would be much appreciated.
arnaudbdn attached the following image:

Edited by arnaudbdn on 02-09-2021 09:01
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Posted on 01-09-2021 20:18

Location: Reading, UK
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A female Pollenia sp (Calliphoridae)
Edited by tristram on 01-09-2021 20:19
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23.09.21 15:29
All sorted.

16.09.21 22:24
Sorry put 5 new threads in Asilidae forum instead in Syrphidae forum, can pleas an admin move it to Syrph? THANKS, Norbert

09.09.21 07:48

09.09.21 07:47
wing ventation is totally different

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Hi, what's the major difference between dolichopodidae and rhagionidae? Can someone help me? Thanks!

28.06.21 15:24
thx TO eklans

03.06.21 11:11
@Tony Irwin Thank you Tony! I've emailed you there Pfft

02.06.21 22:26
Rob - can you PM me with an e-mail address, and I'll send it over.

02.06.21 13:16
Hello chaps! Does anyone have a copy of: Revision of the willow catkin flies, genus Egle Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), in Europe and neighbouring areas ?? I'd be ever so grateful! Rob

31.05.21 14:31
The part that got deleted is "longer, dark median stripe on thorax"

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