I found a few of my old (forgotten) photos on a CD. these must be 10 years old.
1. Calliphora vomitoria
2. Lucilia sericata / Phaenicia sericata
3. Sarcophaga sp
4. Eupeodes luniger
Lucilia sericata / Phaenicia sericata
They cleaned up quite nicely
Beautiful flies (how often do you hear those two words in the same sentence? lol). Surprised they let you get close enough.
I Am the Terror Of the Night!
I agree. As annoying as they are, still a very interesting type of insect.
I especially like the shiney bottleflies, however the mimic hoverflies are my favorite
Wow number 4 looks like a bee! Very nice photos even though bi can't stand flies ..yuck