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Tachinidae? No, Calliphoridae: Pollenia sp.
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Posted on 18-03-2019 21:49

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I photographed this fly near the little village of Urria de Somiedo in the Cantabrian Mountains (Asturias) at 1200 mt above sea level, on July 27th, 2017. Is it a Tachinidae, maybe a Goniinae?
parnassius attached the following image:

Edited by parnassius on 19-03-2019 19:56
Juergen Peters
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Posted on 18-03-2019 23:51
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more likely Calliphoridae.
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Juergen Peters
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Posted on 19-03-2019 00:31

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A worn Pollenia?

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Posted on 19-03-2019 08:13

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It is

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Posted on 19-03-2019 19:56

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Great thanks to everyone!
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