New fly species, Lucilia cuprina, found in Indiana Indicates Changing Climate


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 19 October 2018

INSECTS FLYING NORTH

As Fast As Possible

New fly species found in Indiana may indicate changing climate, says IUPUI researcher,
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science, October 19, 2018.

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Lucilia cuprina
“A new type of blow fly spotted in Indiana points to shifting species populations due to climate change.”

"There is definitely a northward movement of species -- not just insects, but all species -- as they try to find temperatures where they are more comfortable."

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