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  • noun

Synonyms for blowfly

large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly

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It's never nice to see an animal suffering from blowfly strike.
Adult blowflies are very dependent on moisture; and humidity is very important for egg development as blowfly eggs desiccate easily (Richards et al.
Pre-imaginal stages of the blowfly Protocalliphora falcozi in nests of the Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus).
Ms Crowther added of the visit by the vet and animal welfare officer: "One animal appeared to be biting itself, they could see the animal had suffered a blowfly strike in its rump and hind leg.
It is a legal requirement to check all lowland and upland sheep daily and if a sheep dies due to blowfly strike, this could lead to prosecution under animal welfare legislation.
Dallwitz R (1984) The influence of constant and fluctuating temperatures on development rate and survival of pupae of the Australian sheep blowfly Lucilia cuprina.
Most of his experience has been with sheep scab, so that gets most of the book's attention, along with two other major ectoparasitic problems facing sheep production worldwide: blowfly strike and chewing lice.
The sheep blowfly Lucilia sericata has a long history in medicine and its maggots have been used in wound healing.
Slick Rick, RunDMC, Bigg Daddy Kane, LL Cool J, Rick James, Curtis Mayfield, The Temptations, Blowfly, Marvin Gaye, Ice Cube - all of them had their own unique style and had their own unique get-down.
Slick Rick, Run DMC, Bigg Daddy Kane, LL Cool J, Ricc James, Curtis Mayfield, Temptations, Blowfly, Marvin Gaye, Ice Cube - all of them had their own unique style and had their own little unique get down," he says.
Phenoloxidases from larval cuticle of the sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina: characterization, developmental changes, and inhibition by antiphenoloxidase antibodies.
for bears and insects such as the blowfly and carabid beetle).
Normally, the first insect to arrive at the scene of a recent death is the blowfly.
A giant whirring blowfly is on holiday in my bedroom this week.
1989) Ecdysteroid receptors of the blowfly Calliphora vicina.