FAMILY MUSCIDAE (House Flies & kin)

Diptera-Muscidae-Stomoxys calcitrans-Stable Fly MALE (1)

Stomoxys calcitrans

Nogales, Santa Cruz County, Arizona
February 4, 2024
Coordinates: 31.335684, -110.938325
Elevation: 3,904 ft
Found warming up on a cinder block wall on a chilly day
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Bill Dean who said: “The shape of the probocis is characteristic and the posterior margin of eyes are deeply hollowed and curving and with a thin line of close small bristles at posterior margin.”

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