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Sarcophagidae (Flesh Flies)
These are rather nondescript flies with checkered grey patterns, resembling Muscid flies, except they are a bit larger in size. The adults occasionally feed from flowers with exposed nectaries. The rather large larvae feed on rotting carcasses, as might be expected from the common name for this family.
Insect activities:
exp = explores the flower, but acquires neither nectar nor pollen


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