Wax model of Sheep Blowfly, Lucilia cuprina (Calliphoridae) made by J. Bishop and R.H. Fowler, 1955. The model is magnified x20.
This is the primary strike fly which is responsible for 80% of strikes in Australia. Model based on specimen from G. Letts, Victorian Department of Agriculture.

Physical Description

Model of a fly with a green, hairy body, red eyes and protruding proboscis.

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