Lucilia caesar

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Lucilia caesar
Lucilia caesar (Linnaeus, 1758).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Calliphoridae
Genus: Lucilia
Species: L. caesar
Binomial name
Lucilia caesar
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Lucilia caesar is a member of the fly family Calliphoridae commonly known as blow flies. L. caesar is commonly referred to as the common greenbottle. The adult flies typically feed on pollen and nectar of flowers. The larvae feed mainly on carrion.