Thread subject: Diptera.info :: Greasy specimens
Posted by ChrisR on 24-04-2011 14:16
It's more likely to be the fat-body (accumulated when it was a larva) dissolving and seeping out through the cuticle/spiracles etc.
I have used ethyl-acetate in the past but it isn't easy to buy over here ... I might give amyl-acetate a try next then :)