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Location: s. indiana
October 11, 2011 7:33 pm
Found these little guys doing the deed on the hood of my SUV. Are these are regular house flies?
Signature: brian

Mating Flesh Flies

Hi Brian,
These are not House Flies.  We believe they are Flesh Flies in the family Sarcophagidae.  According to BugGuide, they are:  “Similar to blowflies, but generally blackish with gray thoracic stripes (never metallic); 3 black racing stripes on a gray background” and they often have red eyes.

October 13, 2011 5:54 am
You are right these are flesh flies
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