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Dung fly

Scathophagidae

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Not sure of the ID

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7 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

very nice spotting!

kdpicturemaker
kdpicturemaker 6 years ago

Beautiful fly - dung does wonders in pursuit of beauty!

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 6 years ago

@medusasnakes123 - if my ID is correct, then, YIP, it feasts on dung.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Beautiful fly and photos!

beautiful for one wid a smelly name

medusasnakes123
medusasnakes123 6 years ago

why is it called a "dung fly?" Does it, um, eat dung?

Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 6 years ago

Great capture Mari!

Mari du Preez
Spotted by
Mari du Preez

Okhahlamba Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 8, 2014
Submitted on Feb 17, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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