Many of them make off with a greenbottle egg between their teeth.
The greenbottle grubs, and the grubs of other Flies as well, have a wonderful power of turning solid things into liquid.
Remember the grubs of the greenbottle, fed on hard-boiled white of egg.
On the top of this, I place a few slabs of greenbottle eggs collected a moment ago from the snake in my earthen pan.
Nothing tells us that the grub of the greenbottle does not adopt this method of growing.
Even in this imperfect case, it is obvious that the greenbottle grubs begin by liquefying their food.
The greenbottle's eggs, though these are of very rapid development, take twenty-four hours to yield their grubs.
Here swarm in common the grubs of the greenbottle, the flesh fly and the bluebottle.
The first question that presents itself is this: how do the greenbottle grubs feed?