A metallic green fly that sometimes lays eggs in wounds on sheep or other animals.
- Genus Lucilia, family Calliphoridae: several species, in particular the common L. caesar
More example sentences
- Blowflies, such as greenbottles and bluebottles, are attracted to your rabbit and its housing by the presence of faeces, urine, rotting vegetables and open wounds.
- Eight out of every 10 insects eaten are flies. Surprisingly, most are large including greenbottles, bluebottles and horseflies.
Definition of greenbottle in:
- The British & World English dictionary