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Lucilia

(lū-sil'ē-ă),
A genus of scavenging blowflies (family Calliphoridae), commonly called bluebottle or greenbottle flies; its larvae feed on carrion or excrement and occasionally cause wound infestation or myiasis.

Lucilia

a genus of blowflies in the family Calliphoridae.

Lucilia caesar, Lucilia illustris
flies with bright metallic colors. Called copper-bottle or green-bottle flies.
Lucilia cuprina, Lucilia sericata
important causes of blowfly strike in sheep. See also cutaneous myiasis.
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An artificial diet for blow fly larvae, Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) [Abstract].
Postfeeding larvae spatial dispersion of Lucilia sericata and Calliphora coloradensis (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
6) Lucilia de Almeida Neves Delgado, "1964: temporalidades e interpretacoes", in: Daniel Reis, Marcelo Ridenti e Rodrigo Patto Sa Motta, O golpe e a ditadura militar, 40 anos depois (1964-2004), Bauru, EDUSC, 2004.
Lucilia cuprina, being the second most abundant fly species, was also observed to have preference towards urban habitats (Brundage et al.
Abstract: Lucilia eximia (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is a species of forensic importance for its association with decomposing bodies in Antioquia and other regions of Colombia.
Especies de artropodos cadavericos colectadas segun los sustratos, categorias troficas y departamentos (Ca = caballo, Ce = cerdo, Ga = gato, Hu = humano, Pe = perro, Va = vaca, Zo = zorro; Nfa = necrofagos, Nfi = necrofilos, Om = omnivoros, Op = oportunistas; Ri = Rivadavia, Ca = Capital, Al = Albardon, 25 = 25 de Mayo, Ja = Jachal, Ig =: Iglesia, Vf = Valle Fertil) Especies Sustratos Ca Ce Ga Hu Pe Va Zo Orden Diptera Familia Calliphoridae Chrysomya albiceps X X X X X X X (Wiedemann) (a) Cochliomyia X X X macellaria Fabricius (a) Calliphora vicina X X Robineau-Desvoidy (a) Compsomyiops X X fulvicrura (Robineau-Desvoidy) (a) Lucilia sericata X X X (Meigen) (a) Sarconesia X X X X chlorogaster (Wiedemann) (a) Familia X X X Sarcophagidae sp.
Antibacterial properties of whole body extracts and haemolymph of Lucilia sericata maggots.
The most common etiological agents are larvae from genus: Sarcophaga, Dermatobia, Oestrus, Gasterophilus, Cochliomya, Lucilia, Chrysomya and Musca (8).
But the larvae of Lucilia Sericata (green bottle fly maggots) have been used successfully for centuries to remove infected or dead tissue from a wound, exposing the surrounding healthy tissue and speeding up healing.
Probables casos de parasitismo de Lucilia bufonivora (Diptera : Calliphoridae) en anuros del norte iberico.