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Yellow Tessellated Golden Blowfly - Calliphora (Paracalliphora) hilli, (C.P. rufipes)

Family Calliphoridae

This page contains pictures and information about Yellow Tessellated Golden Blowflies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 10mm
Yellow Tessellated Golden Blowflies are dusty metallic blue in colours. Thorax, scutellum are metallic blue. Abdomen segments have the conspicuously tessellated markings. Legs with coax, femur and tibia in honey-yellow, tarsus in black colours. 
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Photos were taken on Daisy Hills on July 2012.
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The female photos were taken on Nov 2007 in Sunnybank near the Builmba Creek. 

1. Flies - family Calliphoridae - lifeunseen.com, by Nick Monaghan
2. Calliphora stygia (Fabricius) - Australian Insect Common Names, CSIRO 2005  
3. Insects of Australia and New Zealand - R. J. Tillyard, Angus & Robertson, Ltd, Sydney, 1926, p375. 
4. The tribe Calliphorini from Australian and Oriental regions, II. Calliphora-group (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - Kurahashi, H 1971, Pacific Insects 13: 141-204 [195]. 
5. Calliphora (Paracalliphora) hilli Patton 1925 - PaDIL. 

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Last updated: January 27, 2013.