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SIMON BOOTH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SIMON BOOTH / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Common yellow dung fly (Scathophaga stercoraria) on an oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus). This fly spends its larval stages in animal dung. It feeds on other small insects and is used as a form of biological control in agriculture. Photographed in summer, in Lancashire, UK.
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