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Grizel, the sorceress fly

Known for being coprophagous and necrophagous in their larval stage, adults of most species of these flies become flower visitors, thus participating in pollination. What makes them magical? The long bristle at the end of their antennae allows them to detect changes in temperature and humidity.

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The green fly

Flies of the Calliphoridae family, commonly known as "green and blue bottle flies," display metallic colors. Like many flies, their antennae end with a long bristle called the arista, which helps them detect changes in temperature and humidity. Mostly coprophagous and necrophagous in their larval stage, adults of most species become flower visitors, thus participating in pollination.

Some species have shown significant medical importance, especially in forensic medicine. Their precise life cycle allows the stage of maggots on a body to determine the time of death. Additionally, one of these species has been used in recent years for wound treatment, where its larvae feed on damaged tissues, leaving behind healthy tissue.

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