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Black Soldier Fly – Insects to Save the World

Impossible You Say? Lets Find Out! In our first blog (SoldierFly.com Taking Flight) Devon mentioned that black soldier flies can potentially save lives. Today’s post will be our first look at how these little insects (BSF) can fix big problems. Did you know the world’s population is increasing? This is something I’d always heard but …

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SoldierFly.com to participate in SBIRC’s Coastal Pitch Competition

We have exciting news! Fluker’s / SoldierFly.com is proud to announce that we have been named as one of three companies to participate in SBIRC’s Coastal Pitch Competition on Wednesday, October 17th. The event is being hosted by the Small Business Innovation Research Consortium (www.sbirc.org) and will be held at the Great Southern Club in …

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Black Soldier Fly : Where do they live?

To be honest there isn’t much information on the Black Soldier Fly a.k.a. BSF just yet. We believe these incredible insects originated somewhere between the Central Americas and the Southern parts of the United States. Currently, there are scientists across the world working to answer this exact question. Professor Christine Picard at the Indiana University …

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What the heck is a Black Soldier Fly ( Hermetia illucens)

Hermetia illucens, or as they are more commonly known the Black Soldier Fly ( BSF for short), is a small black fly that is part of the Stratiomyidae family. Often mistaken for a wasp, the adult black soldier fly is approximately 5/8” long (16mm) and has two clear windows on their abdomen (that last section …

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