Family of flies with a metallic sheen on the body, the blowflies, greenbottles or bluebottles.
Album: Calliphoridae
Photographs of many flies in this family.
Amenia imperialis: Snail Parasite Blowfly
Description, other information and several photographs.
Amenia sp: Blowfly
Description, other information and several photographs.
The Blow Fly in 3D
A microscopic survey by Wim van Egmond of this insect, with images of its head, eyes, feet, mouth, antennae, wings and breathing apparatus.
Blow-fly
Information from Wikipedia on the classification and biology of these insects that live on carrion, with photographs of several species.
Chrysomya rufifacies: Hairy Maggot Blow Fly
Photographs and a description of this species, its distribution, life cycle and importance.
Chrysomya spp.
Several photographs of green blowflies and their larvae. Click to enlarge.
Cluster Flies
Photographs, description, life history and habits of species of Pollenia.
Cochliomyia hominivorax
Several photographs of the New World screwworm fly and its larvae. Click to enlarge.
Cochliomyia macellaria: Secondary Screwworm
Photographs and a description of this blowfly, its distribution, life cycle and importance.
Family Calliphoridae
Photographs of flies in this family found in North America, provided by BugGuide.
Lucilia sericata
Photograph of the greenbottle. Click to enlarge.
Metallea sp
Photograph and information on this blowfly.
Oriental Latrine Fly (Chrysomya megacephala)
Photograph and information on this species.
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