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Blue Bottle fly

Calliphora vomitoria

Description:

Not as common as the Green Bottle fly, but still common. Infests garbage or lays eggs on roadkill.

Habitat:

Garbage,dumpsters,houses by accident, near anything dead.

Notes:

Can hybridize with green bottle fly. Adults drink plant nectar. Maggots eat rotting garbage,feces, and dead animals. These are a bit larger than the green bottle fly.

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keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Blue Bottle Fly

West Babylon, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Sep 1, 2010
Submitted on Sep 7, 2010

Spotted for mission

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