Metallea species feeding on Leptospermum flowers.
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This blowfly is greyish with brown patterned abdomen. They have prominent bristles on the thorax and abdomen.
feeds on nectar
Most species of blowflies lay their eggs on carrion or dung, but some species lay their eggs on living animals. The maggots feed on the dung.