Australian sheep blowflies

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Australian Sheep Blowflies in North Louisiana

Australian sheep blowfly on a green plant

 

Did you know that Australian sheep blowflies are aggressive?

Australian Sheep Blowflies
at
a Glance

Australian sheep blowfly on a blade of grass

Key Features:

Australian sheep blowflies have red eyes and green abdomens with copper reflections.

Habitat:

Cities and forests

nesting habits:

Australian sheep blowflies lay eggs in carrion or dirty wool on sheep.

seasons australian sheep blowflies are active in our area:

Spring, fummer, fall

Diet:

Carrion and in open wounds

hunting Behavior:

Australian sheep blowflies help clean up dead bodies when they eat.

Commonly Confused With:

House Flies

House fly on metal

Australian sheep blowflies are often confused with house flies because both are flies with red eyes.

Australian sheep blowfly on a green plant

Australian sheep blowflies shine copper. House flies are gray and hairy.

Look for Australian sheep blowflies in your backyard in spring, summer, and fall.

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