Phoridae sp

Phorid flies can often be identified by their escape habit of running rapidly across a surface rather than taking to the wing. Several species have the common name coffin fly, because they breed in human corpses with such tenacity, they can even continue living within buried coffins.

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Common NamesScuttle Fly, Coffin Fly
Preservation OptionIn alcohol


Specimens sold in alcohol are sent in clear, archival-quality glass vials with poly-seal caps to prevent evaporation. They are sent with alcohol-proof, typed specimen data labels.

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