Bottle Flies

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Bottle Flies Facts

  • The bottle fly is drawn to recently deceased animal and human carcasses.
  • It has a distinctive, shiny, green, blue and black metallic body and emits loud, noticeable buzzing sounds in flight.
  • Bottle flies are more concentrated in the Pacific region, particularly California and Australia.

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Bottle Fly Bites and Treatment

Although bottle flies are larger than true houseflies, have shiny, green, blue and black metallic bodies and make loud, buzzing sounds, they do not bite or sting humans or animals.

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