Black soldier fly Hermetia illucens Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae): EENY 461/IN830, 6/2009 Academic Article uri icon


  • EENY-461, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Joseph W. Diclaro II and Phillip E. Kaufman, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this sleek looking fly often mistaken for a wasp synonymy, distribution, description and life cycle, and economic importance. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, June 2009. EENY 461/IN830: Black Soldier Fly Hermetia illucens Linnaeus (Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae) (

published proceedings

  • EDIS

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Diclaro, J. W., & Kaufman, P. E.

citation count

  • 17

complete list of authors

  • Diclaro, Joseph W||Kaufman, Phillip E

publication date

  • August 2009

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