Australian Sheep Blowfly
Lucilia cuprina

Summary

This rather common blowfly has a metallic outer appearance and red-brown eyes. It is the major pest blowfly species in Australia and is responsible for initiating over 90 per cent of all flystrike.


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Habitat

Farmland or around garbage and carrion

Distribution

Worldwide. Mainland Australia and Tasmania.

Size

Can grow to around 10mm

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This distribution guide is provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
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