Calliphora (Paracalliphora) maritima

Calliphora (Paracalliphora) maritima – a maritime species, important characters include a very strongly developed epistome, two presutural acrostichal bristle pairs, legs (excepting tarsi) largely pale but fore femur darkened basally and forwardly on the inner surface, parafrontals greyish-white mottled, postocullar strip silver and abdomen more greenish-olive in colour (not yellowish).

Early April 2021
Tasman Island
Image by Keith Martin-Smith, used with permission.
Calliphora (Paracalliphora) maritima female