Blue Bottle Fly Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus, 1758)  

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 Bottle Fly in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/8/2016). Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

A Blue Bottle Fly in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/4/2015). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Blue Bottle Fly in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/18/2019). Determined by John F. Carr/BugGuide. Photo by Jim Moore. (MBP list)


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