Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Lucilia
Family: Calliphoridae (Insecta/Diptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sericata
NOTES

A large stout fly. The eyes of the males meet in the centre of the head. Females are attracted to dung and decaying flesh while males are more often found sucking nectar.


AUTHORITY
(Meigen, 1826)
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: An iridescent green body with transparent wings. It has white facial markings
Colour: Green
Common Name
Common greenbottle
Fly
Habitat
NOTES: Found on dog droppings in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
March
All year
Synonyms for Species
Musca sericata
Phaenicea sericata
Musca nobilis
Lucilia nobilis



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