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Flesh Fly

Sarcophagidae

Description:

Flesh flies usually have gray bodies with three black stripes on the thorax. The abdomen has a light and dark gray checkerboard pattern and is often red at the tip. Though some species may be smaller than house flies, most flesh flies are about 10 to 13 mm long.

Habitat:

Flesh flies are found in urban and rural communities but, fortunately, are relatively uncommon in houses or restaurants. They breed in excrement, decaying vegetable matter and animal flesh or meat.

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8 Comments

ShishirS
ShishirS 9 years ago

Thanks ashik :)

AshikMPatel
AshikMPatel 9 years ago

perfct le :)

ShishirS
ShishirS 9 years ago

Thank u Sachin Zaveri :)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Agree with Sumukha on flesh fly ref.: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/121...

ShishirS
ShishirS 9 years ago

Thank you Chief RedEarth and Noel Buensuceso

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Nice spot!

ShishirS
ShishirS 9 years ago

@sumukha Thank u :)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 9 years ago

This is a flesh fly i think. Welcome to Project Noah Shishir..!

ShishirS
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ShishirS

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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