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Calliphora stygia

Brown blowfly or Brown bomber at Coree, ACT

Calliphora stygia at Coree, ACT - 7 Mar 2018
Calliphora stygia at Coree, ACT - 7 Mar 2018
Calliphora stygia at Coree, ACT - 7 Mar 2018
Calliphora stygia at Coree, ACT - 7 Mar 2018
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Identification history

Calliphora stygia 13 Mar 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 7 Mar 2018 JudithRoach

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Author's notes

Put up a bit of a fight before being carried away by the wasp.

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KimPullen wrote:
   14 Mar 2018
Attacked by European wasp.

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Nearby sightings

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Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Coree, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Coree, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by JohnBundock Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Coree, ACT - 6 Mar 2018 by JudithRoach
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Coree, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Coree, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by JohnBundock
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Coree, ACT - 6 Mar 2018 by JudithRoach

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 Mar 2018 08:47 AM Recorded on
  • JudithRoach Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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