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Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Calliphoridae: Calliphora
Common Name: bot fly

Country: USA
State/District: VA
County: Fairfax
Date (D-M-Y): 7 - 9 - 2003

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Georgetown University
Keywords: A DMWP030907 DMWPar green insect green fly
Additional Information:

This dead young O’Possum was along a roadside.   It might be a bicycle or automobile victim.   Beneficial bot flies are starting to recycle the nutrients in this mammal.

To see many other organisms that I saw at DMWP on 7 September 2003, please use the keyword DMWP030907.

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