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White-headed Flesh Fly - Sarcophaga australis ?

Family Sarcophagidae

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

Body length 8mm 
This Flash Fly is medium in size with slender body. It has a white head and long black legs. 
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Flies in family Sarcophagidae are from medium to large in size. There are many species in this family and they look very similar. The adult flies are usually black in colour with three grey longitudinal stripes on thorax. Their head is relatively small with bright red eyes. 
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Larvae develop in carrion or dung.  
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1. Family SARCOPHAGIDAE - Australian Biological Resources Study, Australian Faunal Directory.  

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Last updated: January 22, 2013.