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Flesh Fly

Initially I assumed that this was another black Tachinid fly, but I was unable to find any Tachinids in which the leading part of the wings was black like this.  Instead, I now think it is the flesh fly Nyctia halterata (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).

Photo taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2011-05-30.

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