Pictures: Insects - Sheep Blowfly

Made for CSIRO Division of Entomology, ACT, in 2001, for their public displays.

Design © 2001 Hilary Talbot

Model of the sheep blowfly Lucilia Cuprina. The body length is about 85cm.

The body is carved polystyrene, covered with latex and paint, while the wings are thin rigid plastic film covered with gauzy fabric, and detailed with paint.

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