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Black Soldier Fly

Hermetia illucens


Black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) may be used in manure management, for house fly control and for the bioconversion of organic waste material. Mature larvae and prepupae raised in manure management and waste bioconversion operations.


Seen in my garden.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Lanzz 6 years ago
Black Soldier Fly
Hermetia illucens Hermetia illucens

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Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Thanks Lanzz. I did not realise, I already had an old spotting of this fly :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

That's a huge fly.

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Dahanu, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Mar 30, 2014
Submitted on Mar 31, 2014

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