bluebottle fly

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bluebottle fly

A fly of the Calliphoridae family that delivers a painful and venomous sting. It breeds in dung or the flesh of dead animals.
See also: fly
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Two are in for repairs at the other end of the hangar--one is sleek like a dragonfly and used for mountain rescues; the other is corpulent and resembles a blue bottle fly and is employed in lowland missions.