Lucilia

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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.