Bluebottles - FAQs - PEST UK

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Bluebottles

Frequently asked questions about bluebottle flies:

Bluebottles are not dangerous. They are more of a nuisance than a health hazard.

Bluebottles are called bluebottles because of the bright metallic blue colour on its abdomen.

Depending on the temperature, bluebottle flies can live for up to six weeks.

Bluebottles’ main purpose is to recycle and dispose of dead animals by eating them.

Another name for a blue bottle is a blow fly.