Blow-Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
(Class Insecta, Order Diptera)
Invertebrates Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)
bluebottle fly

General: Blow-Flies (Bombyliidae), also known as known as carrion flies, bluebottles, greenbottles, or cluster flies, are a diverse group of flies that are not all related (at least not in the same family), so taxonomic work remains to be done.

The the layman, blow-flies are recognized by their metallic colors, often blue or green.

Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae) Greenbottle fly

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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