Blue Blowfly Calliphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Diptera   >   Family Calliphoridae   >   Genus Calliphora   

Description:

BugGuide: "Calliphora vicina (Blue Blowfly) and Calliphora vomitoria (Blue Bottle Fly) may be distinguished from each other by the presence of yellow-orange jowls with black hair in C. vicina and black jowls with predominantly reddish hair in C. vomitoria" (Wall and Shearer, 1997).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/17/2014). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/17/2014). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Blowfly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/27/2021). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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