The Urban Cadaver-Feeding Blowfly

Provided by Paco Faluke

The species Calliphora vicina is a population of decomposing flies.  They are found all around the world but are most commonly associated humans in urban areas.

The goal of this site is to educate the public about this awesome species, however it is also part of a larger project developed by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse.  The project can be found on


The University of Wisconsin La Crosse Homepage

Check out the Classification page to see where this species belongs in relation to other animals

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