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Difference between Green-fly and Greenbottle fly

green-flyany of numerous insects (superfamily Aphidoidea) that suck the juices of plants thereby causing withering:

  • If green-fly makes its appearance, fumigation with tobacco smoke is the only remedy.

greenbottle flyany of several brilliant green-bodied flies of the family Calliphoridae:

  • The larva of a greenbottle fly of the genus Lucilia is used as a live bait in some fresh-water fishing.