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Blue bottle

Observed: 28th July 2012 By: helenwindyhills
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Blue-bottle
Description:
Identifications
  • Blue bottle
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
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    Likely ID
    Lucilia sp.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Falky's picture

Blue bottle

Its a very blue 'greenbottle' Lucilia species - body shape, venation, very glossy thorax all indicate this. The poor lighting has probably enhanced the blue in the photo.

Steven Falk (Buglife)

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