| Lucilia sericata (Meigen 1826)|
Main synonym = Phaenicia sericata (Meigen, 1826)
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Diptera / Calliphoridae |
| Common Green Bottle fly Dehbija tal-Ħmieġ|
| Further Information: |
A distinctive Calliphorid common throughout the Maltese Islands. Larvae feed on dead and decaying organic material, and as a result adults are usually found near refuse or animal remains. Adults are also often seen on flowers. 8mm in length.
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