Definition of Genus lucilia
1. Noun. Greenbottle flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Calliphoridae, Family Calliphoridae
Member holonyms: Greenbottle, Greenbottle Fly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lucilia
Literary usage of Genus lucilia
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1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"88 -f- fig-)- -FVT] Genus. Lucilia, Rob. Desv. Lucilia nobilis, Meig. The larvae were observed by Meinert in Copenhagen in the auditory mealus of a person ..."
2. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"(b) Genus Calliphora. Blow Hies or blue bottles (not blood-sucking). (c) Genus Lucilia. Green bottles (not blood-sucking). ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"Species Limits in the genus lucilia (Dipt.). By CHARLES HT TOWNSEND, Lima, Peru. The paper by Mr. John D. Tothill on variation in North American Lucilia spp ..."
4. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"genus lucilia (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830) Thorax and abdomen have a metallic iridescence, either green or blue, very brilliant, but without a velvety ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"... to the genus Lucilia, have the same habits as Blow-flies, though they do not commonly enter houses. The larvae are said to be indistinguishable from ..."
6. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"Somewhat resembling flesh-flies of the genus Lucilia, they are by far the finest Hawaiian Diptera, but in other countries would attract little ..."