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Gymnocheta viridis? > Lucilia cf. caesar
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Posted on 17-09-2023 16:09

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is this Gymnocheta viridis? Found in my garden in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany on 17.09.2023
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Edited by Kdiek on 17-09-2023 17:08
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Posted on 17-09-2023 16:10

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Posted on 17-09-2023 16:19

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Hi Kim, it's a male Lucilia cf. caesar, Calliphoridae.
Many green flies get red with age.
Greetings, Eric Kloeckner
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Posted on 17-09-2023 17:07

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Thank you, Eric!
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