The FLY - Grey-striped 'flesh' fly (Sarcophaga aurifrons)

Rick Fin

Sydney, Australia

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Location: Mosman, Sydney, NSW Australia

Camera: Canon EOS 350D
Lens: Canon macro 60mm [1:1]
Aperture: f/3.5
Shutter: 1/200
ISO: 400
Filter(s): None

Species: Sarcophaga aurifrons
Common name(s): Grey-striped fly, Grey-striped flesh fly, Flesh fly
Adult size: 12mm
Distribution: Australia: QLD, NSW, SA
References:
1. Brisbane insects
2. Australian Insect Common Names, CSIRO, 2004

The Grey-striped ‘flesh’ fly has remarkably sharp features, including a ‘nose’ resembling that of a wild boar, crimson eyes, a golden head and three distinct black stripes on the top of its thorax.

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