Chrysomya sp. (genus)

A green/blue blowfly at Dunlop, ACT

Chrysomya sp. (genus) at Dunlop, ACT - 14 Jan 2020
Chrysomya sp. (genus) at Dunlop, ACT - 14 Jan 2020
Chrysomya sp. (genus) at Dunlop, ACT - 14 Jan 2020
Chrysomya sp. (genus) at Dunlop, ACT - 14 Jan 2020
Chrysomya sp. (genus) at Dunlop, ACT - 14 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Chrysomya sp. (genus) 25 Feb 2021 jgl
Calliphoridae (family) 24 Feb 2021 KimPullen
Unidentified 14 Jan 2020 CathB

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The male was buzzing his wings and approached the female several times, but she eventually got bored and flew away.

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 14 Jan 2020 09:11 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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