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Dung Fly

A black fly which at first I thought might be a soldier fly but which turned out to be the dung fly Cordilura ciliata (Diptera: Scathophagidae).  Identified by Nikita Vikhrev here.  Note the white hairs (ciliata) on the front and middle legs!

Photo taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2011-06-02.

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