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Jack, squirrels do exist in Brazil, so a squirrel fly would feel at home here! I'll name it as you suggested until someone shows me it is wrong. Emasculator, huh? I hope it never mistake me for a squirrel...
And all the Cuterebra specialize on rodents, so the common name could simply be "Rodent Bot Fly".
Sergio, it's definitely a bot fly in the genus Cuterebra, but I'm not definite the squirrel bot fly occurs in Brazil.
Wow great spotting! Yes, this IS a fly, it appears to be an adult Bot Fly.
Spotted on Apr 22, 2012 Submitted on Apr 23, 2012
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