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Dark fly, black/blue -> Calliphoridae, Calliphora sp.
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Posted on 31-01-2023 12:04

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the size was about 5 mm.

Best regards,

Germany, North-Rhine Westphalia, Mülheim, April 22nd, 2021
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Edited by Karola on 31-01-2023 16:10
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Posted on 31-01-2023 12:35

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Hi Karola, it's one of the Calliphoridae - difficult to say more...
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Thank you, Eric. Indeed my expectation was not particularly high...

John Carr
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The calpyters are dark with pale rims, typical of Calliphora.
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Thank you, John, for the additional information.
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