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Green blowfly - Lucilia sericata (Meigen, 1826)


Lucilia sericata
Lucilia sericata

Lucilia sericata
Common namesCommon green bottle fly, Green blowfly, Sheep blow fly
German namesGoldfliege
Finnish namesKultakärpänen
AuthorMeigen, 1826
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire), West Midlands (Warwickshire)))))), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), West Europe (France, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands)), Southeast Europe (Yugoslavia (Slovenia), Greece), Central Europe (Czech Republic)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Taiwan, Japan (Bonin Islands), Mongolia, Korea (South Korea))), South Asia (India, Afghanistan, Pakistan), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Jordan, Egypt)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Uzbekistan))
Oceania
Australasia
Australia (Tasmania, East Australia (New South Wales (Australian Capital Territory, Sydney Basin), Victoria (Melbourne)), West Australia, South Australia (South Eastern Highlands))
Melanesia
New Caledonia
Polynesia
New Zealand, Hawaii, Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Islands
Micronesia
Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Wake Island
Africa
North Africa
Tunisia
Southern Africa
Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Republic South Africa (Cape (Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape), Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State)
East Africa
Mozambique, Zimbabwe
America
North America
Mexico, USA (California), Canada
South America
Colombia


Ecozones: Nearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Phaenicia sericata   Taiwan, California
CountriesAfghanistan, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kiribati, Lesotho, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Portugal, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Zimbabwe
Distr. infoWidespread
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Lucilia cuprina
Links and ReferencesLucilia sericata in bie.ala.org.au
Lucilia sericata in dyntaxa.se
Lucilia sericata in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Lucilia sericata
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderDiptera
True flies, Mosquitoes, Gnats, Flies
SuborderBrachycera
Short-horned flies, Muscoid flies, Circular-seamed flies, Flies
InfraorderMuscomorpha
SectionSchizophora
SubsectionCalyptratae
Calyptrate muscoids
SuperfamilyOestroidea
FamilyCalliphoridae
Blow flies, Blow-flies, Carrion flies, Bluebottles, Greenbottles, Cluster flies, Blue-bottles, Green-bottles
SubfamilyCalliphorinae
TribeLuciliini
GenusLucilia
Greenbottles
Speciessericata
Lucilia sericata
Common green bottle fly, Green blowfly, Sheep blow fly
AuthorMeigen, 1826
 
Synonyms
Chrysomya capensis
Chrysomyia capensis
Lucilia (Phaenicia) sericata
Lucilia barberi
Lucilia basalis
Lucilia calida
Lucilia capensis
Lucilia chloris
Lucilia concinna
Lucilia flavipennis
Lucilia frontalis
Lucilia fulgida
Lucilia giraulti
Lucilia lagyra
Lucilia latifrons
Lucilia latrifrons
Lucilia modesta
Lucilia nobilis
Lucilia pruinosa
Lucilia pruniosa
Lucilia pubescens
Lucilia sayi
Lucilia tegularia
Musca chloris
Musca lagyra
Musca nobilis
Musca pruinosa
Musca sericata
Musca tegularia
Phaenicia concinna
Phaenicia sericata
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