Phaenicia sericata

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Phaenicia sericata

A common species of yellowish or metallic green blowfly (family Calliphoridae, order diptera); an abundant scavenger feeding on carrion or excrement, and implicated in sheep strike and other forms of myiasis.

Synonym: lucilia sericata.

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