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Green Blow Fly, Green Bottle Fly (Lucilia sericata)

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Order: Diptera (DIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Calliphoridae
Genus: Lucilia
Species: sericata

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

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Grenoble,
Vincent, Alabama
Tulare, California
Lutz, Florida
Washington, Illinois
Benton, Kentucky
Greensboro, North Carolina

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Member Notes:

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Positive melody On Jun 16, 2007, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:

They serve a purpose...nature's scavengers. However gross, the larvae live in, and feed on carrion. Helps with decomposition and disposal.

I still don't like them around.


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