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Related to bluebottles: Calliphora vicina, Blue bottle fly

bluebottle:

see cornflowercornflower,
common herb (Centaurea cyanus) of the family Asteraceae (aster family). It is a garden flower in the United States but a weed in the grainfields of Europe.
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bluebottle

any of various blue-flowered plants, esp the cornflower
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According to Caters News Agency, which posted the man's video, the 45-year-old motor mechanic from Canberra described the experience as "the stuff of nightmares" and worried that the bluebottles would kill him if he fell onto them.
But there's a whole bloody flotilla of bluebottles in the dining room
A swarm of bluebottles buzzed about the rotten food piled up in the corner.
Fiona added: "All I could see was rotting flesh and there were bluebottles all over her.
I have been stung in the eye twice by wasps, swallowed bluebottles and had swallows swooping at my ankles.
It could be classified as 'Natural History' as it covers a multitude of minibeasts from butterflies to ladybirds and from bluebottles to dung-beetles.
But unless we start introducing juicily-bloated bluebottles into the food chain there's no way we can feed the nine billion people expected to be around in 2050.
Except that Hamburg defender Michael Mancienne (above) is doing just that and even when England centre-backs were dropping like bluebottles last month, the former Chelsea kid didn't even merit a mention.
Cape Town, Dec 21(ANI): South African bowler Dale Steyn has been stung by bluebottles on the seaside, ahead of South Africa's second Test against Sri Lanka at Durban.
That, by any reckoning, is a lot of wasps, gnats, bluebottles and ants.
Now they're dropping off the radar like Vapona-quaffing bluebottles and we Expensive Assets are increasingly twiddling our beautifully manicured thumbs.