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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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Greenbottles are used because their maggots do not burrow into flesh.
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.
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.
Greenbottle said: Some people are so spiritually minded they are of no earthly use.
One, Greenbottle, described the move as an "absolute, shocking, utter disgrace," adding: "Once these libraries are emptied they will be left virtually secure-less.
The GreenBottle, a plastic liner surrounded by a cardboard carton, is made from 91% recycled materials and is 99% recyclable.