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Helina sp. (genus)

Muscid fly at suppressed

Helina sp. (genus) at suppressed - 14 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Helina sp. (genus) 17 Oct 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 16 Oct 2020 Mike

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Author's notes

Dead fly with proboscis stuck to clothesline wire.


Mike wrote:
   16 Oct 2020
White bands on abdomen suggest it is a victim of puppeteer fungus.
   17 Oct 2020
This genus of fly seems very susceptible to the puppeteer fungus. Ending your life as a zombie what a terrible way to go

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Oct 2020 09:17 AM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by
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