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Blue Bottle fly

Calliphora vomitoria


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


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


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 8 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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