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Cadaver buried February 7, 1828, and exhumed April 24, 1828
Fly, Woodcut engraving, 1894
Larvae, Woodcut engraving, 1894
Puparia, Woodcut engraving, 1894
Adult Green Blow Fly (Phaenicia sericata)
Adult Greenbottle Fly (Phaenicia coeruleivirdis)
Adult Bluebottle Fly (Calliphora vicina)
Adult Red-Tailed Flesh Fly (Sarcophaga haemorrhoidalis)
Adult Hairy Rove Beetle (Creophilus maxillosus)
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Adult Green Blow Fly (Phaenicia sericata)
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Upon a View of the Body

Adult Green Blow Fly (Phaenicia sericata)
Usually the first to arrive at a corpse. Found almost worldwide in temperate areas, but it may not occur in parts of Central and South America and on some Pacific Islands.
Division of Entomology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University