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Synonyms for blowfly

large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly

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"Blowflies then re-ingest the cooled droplet, which lowers the temperature of the fly's head, thorax and abdomen by 1.0 C, 0.5 C, and 0.2 C respectively" -- and more after repeated efforts.
Effect of Cymbopogon citrates (Poaceae) oil and citral on post-embryonic time of blowflies. Journal of Entomology and Nematology 7 (6): 54-64.
Blowflies and houseflies, both carrion fly species, are often exposed to unhygienic matter because they use feces and decaying organic matter to nurture their young, where they could pick up bacteria that could act as pathogens to humans, plants and animals.
Chicken liver was used in the study to attract blowflies. Eggs and larvae of the flies that oviposited on the liver were raised and identified.
A survey of necrophagous blowflies (Diptera: Oestroidea) in the Amazonas-Negro interfluvial region (Brazilian Amazon).
Throughout processing and early storage fish are exposed to infestation by blowflies. The wet fish are attacked by blowflies which lay their eggs on them and later form intensive infestation by maggots (larval stages) that penetrate the fish bodies.
Beyond rancidity, insects such as fire ants, yellow jackets and blowflies quickly discover a kill.
sericata haemolymph and those treated with fat body extracts derived from both blowflies and the group treated with antibiotics; the latter had the lowest scores on this scale, thereby indicating greater effectiveness.
AgriProtein will house millions of black soldier flies, blowflies, and common houseflies in cages and feed them a combination of manure and leftover food.
"There are blowflies around them and they stink, it is absolutely disgusting.