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Blow Fly

Rhyncomya sp.


Female blow fly (Rhyncomya sp.) foraging on field eryngo (Eryngium campestre) flowers. Rhyncomya is a genus of the family Rhiniidae. In Greece, according Fauna Europaea, are present the following species: R. cyanescens, R. peusi, R. speciosa and R. zernyana. I found photos of Rhyncomya speciosa and Rhyncomya zernyana with the last tergite metallic green.


Deciduous woodland margin.

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Μακεδονίας - Θράκης, Greece

Lat: 40.59, Long: 23.13

Spotted on Aug 27, 2017
Submitted on Aug 29, 2017

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