Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
blow flies NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
blow flies, bluebottles, cluster flies, and greenbottles uBio Unknown
blow flly NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Blow Fly Paleobiology Database Trusted
blow-fly NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
blowflies NCBI Taxonomy, World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), uBio Trusted
Blowflies, Bottle Flies, Calliphorid Flies Insect Visitors of Illinois Wildflowers Trusted
blowflly NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
bluebottles uBio Unknown
bottle flies NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
cluster flies uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
vleesvliegen World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Schmeißfliegen Josefin Stiller Trusted
Schmeiáfliegen uBio Unknown


Name Sources Status
ngaro iro uBio Unknown

Norwegian Bokmål

Name Sources Status
Spyfluer World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted

Norwegian Nynorsk

Name Sources Status
spyfluger World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Spyflugor World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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