Living With Green Bottle Fly

Fly

Flies are important pollinators

The common green bottle fly, Lucilia sericata is known for its importance in forensic entomology and the use of the larvae in treatment of difficult to heal wounds. Lucilia sericata is also an important plant pollinator that visits flowers to feed on pollen and nectar as an adult.

About jjneal

Jonathan Neal is an Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University and author of the textbook, Living With Insects (2010). This blog is a forum to communicate about the intersection of insects with people and policy. This is a personal blog. The opinions and materials posted here are those of the author and are in no way connected with those of my employer.
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