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Pair of Green bottle flies

Lucilia sericata

Description:

Green bottle flies, most commonly seen infesting garbage cans.

Habitat:

Garbage,homes,dumpsters.

Notes:

Adults drink plant nectar, maggots eat rotting garbage/feces/plant matter. Nature's cleanup crew! Very common in the U.S.

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2 Comments

keithp2012
keithp2012 4 years ago

Male and female fly

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

Green bottle fly.

West Babylon, New York, USA

Lat: 40.70, Long: -73.35

Spotted on Jun 18, 2010
Submitted on Sep 7, 2010

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