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Sarcophagid Fly

A male Sarcophaga anaces (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).

This is a species that is not included in The Sarcophagidae of Fennoscandia and Denmark, Pape, 1987 but is in Sarcophaga of France (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), Richet et al, 2011.  Another such species is Sarcophaga dissimilis.

The male genitalia of S. anaces are quite distinctive:

One of four specimens taken between Kennet Mouth and Thames Valley Park, Reading, UK on 2018-09-25.

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