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Brown Blowfly

Caalliphora ochracea


A medium sized fly with reddish brown eyes with yellow hairs on the eye facets. The short rounded abdomen was the same colour as the eyes. Thorax was blue green.


Grassy paddock in a suburban area.


These are said to be a rarer species of the blowfly that are prevalent in coastal and elevated areas.
Blowfly live on carrion.
Family: Calliphoridae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 13, 2019
Submitted on Oct 13, 2019

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