Hairy Maggot Blow Fly (Chrysomya rufifacies)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Hairy Maggot Blow Fly (Chrysomya rufifacies)

Introduced species. Important in forensics.

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/39845

As can be seen here, diptera (flies) are important pollinators.

Shown on Florida Native Plant: GROUNDSEL TREE; SEA MYRTLE (Baccharis halimifolia) aka Saltbush

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