Green Blow Fly, Green Bottle Fly (Lucilia sericata)

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

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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Members' Notes:

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Positive

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.