FAMILY MUSCIDAE (House Flies & kin)

Diptera-Muscidae-Muscina stabulans-False Stable Fly FEMALE (J)

Muscina stabulans

Santa Cruz County, Arizona
Coordinates: 31.335274, -110.938127
Elevation: 3,931 ft
January 8, 2022
Found in a compost bin containing food waste
This fly had just eclosed from her pupa. Notice her light colors. She was released the following day and her coloration was much darker.
Determined by John F. Carr

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