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An opportunistic insect pathogen, which causes a form of myasis—i.e., maggot infestation, pupating in open sores or purulent discharges

green bottle fly

An opportunistic insect pathogen, which causes a myasis/maggot infestation, pupating in open sores or purulent discharges

green bottle fly

see lucilia.
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The same price as a plastic container, it will provide an environmentally sustainable alternative for shoppers, say makers Greenbottle Ltd, of nearby Framlingham.
Greenbottle said: "Does that mean that The Hook will lose his NEW multi-million-pound mansion paid for by the mug Gateshead and British taxpayer.
On paper (so to speak) GreenBottle seems winner-the packaging is light, surprisingly stylish and appears as eco-friendly as the name promises.
Some 400 trials using maggots have proved the bacteria-killing powers of the larvae of the common greenbottle fly.
New research has shown that greenbottle maggots clean wounds and may hold the key to the production of new healing chemicals.
Greenbottle commented: "Paid for by Newcastle Metro payers.
British business GreenBottle, which launched a paper milk bottle into Asda stores in the South West in January, this week announced it had developed a version for wine.
The most commonly used is Lucilla sericata, a greenbottle blowfly.
In Britain the disease is primarily caused by Lucillia sericata (the greenbottle fly) although other species are often implicated after the initial infection.
The sterile maggots being used are the larvae of the greenbottle and known to anglers as the pinkie, a smaller maggot favoured by match anglers.
Greenbottle said: "Closing area libraries is a shocking disgrace.
There have been many green milk packaging innovations recently, including Jug-It milk bags and GreenBottle, a papier mache bottle being trialled by Asda at the moment.