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Rango tumaro (Golden Blowfly)

Calliphora stygia

Description:

Blowflies are between 6-14mm in length,. The brown or golden blowfly is yellowish in clour. Rango tumaro is the Maori name for blowfly

Notes:

New Zealand has nearly 50 native blowfly species many of which are endemic.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Green Bottle Fly
Phaenicia sericata Whispers in Nature


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2 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Thank you for the info..

JillBlack
JillBlack 8 years ago

Adarsha it is not a Green Bottle Fly. The Green Bottle are bright irridescent in colour here in New Zealand and quite distinctive but thanks for your suggestion

JillBlack
Spotted by
JillBlack

Auckland, New Zealand

Spotted on Oct 24, 2012
Submitted on Oct 24, 2012

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