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Small-palm Flash Fly - Sarcophaga sp.

Family Sarcophagidae

This page contains pictures and information about Small-palm Flesh Flies that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 8mm 
This fly is medium in size. It has the typical flash fly look. We recognized this Flash Fly by the distinctive smaller pulvillus (palm) on its black legs. 
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Flesh Flies in subfamily Sarcophaginae are easily recognized by the three strong black stripes on thorax and the checker-board pattern on abdomen.
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1. Sarcophaga aurifrons Macquart - Australian Insect Common Names, CSIRO, 2005.
2. On the Fly, The Interactive Atlas and Key to Australian Fly Families CD Rom - Hamilton, J. et al. 2006. Brisbane : CBIT & ABRS.
3. Northern Territory Insects, A Comprehensive Guide CD - Graham Brown, 2009.
4. Family SARCOPHAGIDAE - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.  

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Last updated: January 22, 2013.