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Genus Lucilia

Blow Fly - Lucilia coeruleiviridis - male  Lucilia - Lucilia - male - female ukn - Lucilia Common Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia sericata Small Fly - Lucilia Sexing Flies in the Genus Lucilia (face) - Lucilia - male Green Fly - Lucilia - male green bottle fly - Lucilia coeruleiviridis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Calliphoridae (Blow Flies)
Genus Lucilia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phaenicia Robineau-Desvoidy 1863
Explanation of Names
Lucilia Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Numbers
11 spp. in our area; the only genus of the subfamily Luciliinae(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
key to eastern Canadian species in (2)
Range
Cosmopolitan
See Also
Neomyia cornicina (Muscidae) is similar but has fewer acrostichal bristles.
Works Cited
1.Keys to the genera and species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of America north of Mexico
Whitworth T.L. 2006. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 108: 689–725.
2.Blow flies (Diptera;Calliphoridae) of eastern Canada with a key to Calliphoridae subfamilies and genera of eastern North America
S.A. Marshall, T. Whitworth, L. Roscoe. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 11: 1-93.