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Genus Lucilia

Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia Green Fly - Lucilia BioBlitz Bug 82 - Lucilia Blow Fly - Lucilia Small calliphorid? - Lucilia common green bottle fly - Lucilia sericata - female green bottle fly - Lucilia coeruleiviridis - female greenbottle fly (Lucilia) species? - Lucilia
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
Marshall S.A., Whitworth T., Roscoe L. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 11: 1-93.