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Fly / Gnat / MosquitoAmenia imperialis

Blowfly, Bluebottle at Tantawangalo, NSW

Amenia imperialis at Tantawangalo, NSW - 1 Jan 2018

Identification history

Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Amenia imperialis 13 Jan 2018 MaxCampbellUltra Reporter - MaxCampbell has reported over 500 sightings!

Author's notes

Found in Devils Swamp at 930m elevation.

2 comments

Paul wrote:
   15 Jan 2018
Very attractive blowfly Max! I’ve seen many here in Wonboyn in recent days.
   16 Jan 2018
Hi Paul - We have them in Brogo as well, though not in large numbers. They always strike me as having been put together from colourful bits and pieces out of some bodies sewing kit. For my favourite blowfly photo refer:
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Amenia imperialis (Blowfly, Bluebottle) on 16 Apr 2005 (Image 2)

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