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Housefly

Musca domestica

Description:

The adults are 8–12 mm long. Their thorax is gray, with four longitudinal dark lines on the back. The whole body is covered with hair-like projections. The females are slightly larger than the males, and have a much larger space between their red compound eyes. The mass of pupae can range from about 8 to 20 mg under different conditions

Notes:

This fly wanted to make an artistic photo of itself so it "landed" in the botanic garden next to the little ID plate and the Lat. word sylvatila which means wild :) Houseflies are truly wild :)


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injica
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injica

Zagreb, Croatia

Lat: 45.81, Long: 15.97

Spotted on Apr 11, 2013
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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