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Yellow Golden Blowfly - Calliphora (Paracalliphora) centralis

Family Calliphoridae

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

Male, body length 10mm
Yellow Golden Blowflies are dusty metallic blue in colours, with honey-yellow on body sides. Top side of thorax, scutellum and abdomen are metallic blue. Abdomen segments have the trapezoidal markings. Humeri (shoulder near wing base) in honey-yellow. Legs with coax, femur and tibia in honey-yellow, tarsus in black colours.  The face is honey-yellow
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Photos were taken in Anstead Forest on July 2011. 
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Above photo was taken in Anstead Forest on Sep 2012.  

1. The tribe Calliphorini from Australian and Oriental regions, II. Calliphora-group (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - Kurahashi, H 1971, Pacific Insects 13: 141-204 [195].   

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Last updated: December 25, 2012.