Bug of the Week: Blow Fly February 2, 2011 / Roberta / 2 Comments From the archives: This shiny green fly is commonly called a blow fly. It is in the family Calliphoridae. Such a pretty fly, with not so pretty a lifestyle. Bug of the Week, insects Blow FlyCalliphoridae Previous post Mystery Seed of the Week 56 Next post Archimedes Notebook Blog 2 Comments Mike B. February 6, 2011 at 11:41 pm Is this the same thing as a bottle fly? They definitely have some nasty habits! Roberta (Post author) February 7, 2011 at 11:18 am Yes, bottle fly is another common name. Leave a ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.