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Small Tachinidae with yellow head
benoit
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Posted on 29-12-2022 20:53
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Hello,

I have no leads to identify this small fly (~5mm). Is it a small Tachinidae? Any idea of the genus?

Apr 17, 2022, Near Banyuls-sur-mer, Southern France.

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Thank-you!
Benoit
Edited by benoit on 29-12-2022 21:01
 
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It's a Sarcophagidae and not a Tachinidae.
 
Roger Thomason
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Miltogramma sp.
Edited by Roger Thomason on 29-12-2022 21:20
 
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Thank-you Roger.
 
Zeegers
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Might be aurifrons (?), nomen est omen.

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