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Species Lucilia illustris

Lucilia sericata? or at least a lucilie? - Lucilia illustris Green Fly - Lucilia illustris - male Green Fly - Lucilia illustris fly - Lucilia illustris Blow Flies Genus Lucilia Male - Lucilia illustris Blow Flies Genus Lucilia Male - Lucilia illustris - male Unidentified Blow Fly - Lucilia illustris - female Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia illustris - male
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
Species illustris (Lucilia illustris)
Explanation of Names
Lucilia illustris (Meigen 1826)
Identification
has black setae on the subcostal sclerite on ventral surface of wing (requires ~50x magnification); all other NA Lucilia spp. have only fine pubescence in that area(1)
Range
holarctic; widespread and common in Canada & n. US, to CA-AZ-MO-IN-SC(1); n. Mexico(2)