- A genus of blowfies whose larvae feed on dead flesh.
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Examples from the Web for calliphora
Front region of Maggot of Blow-fly (Calliphora) showing diagrammatically the imaginal discs, which are shaded.The Life-Story of Insects
Geo. H. Carpenter