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met & killed this blood-sucking stable-fly (en.wiki) aka Wadenstecher (de.wiki) btw Leipzig/Halle;Stomoxys calcitrans_reverse_ikl959

on first view looks like normal house fly, but the posterior is obvious different:

Stomoxys calcitrans_back_ikl959Instead of a sucker (Saugrüssel) there is a proboscis (Stechrüssel).

Stomoxys calcitrans_side-normal_ikl959moving the proboscis:

Stomoxys calcitrans_side-moving_ikl959further informations e.g. here (nemesis)

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