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The Black Soldier Fly [Hermetia illucens] is a true fly in the family Stratiomyidae and subclass Pterygota. H.illucens has been a topic of interest in the ecological research world for many years. H.illucens possesses special physiological, ethological and ecological features that may allow H.illucens to become a model organism. This literature review looks at the physiological, ethological and ecological features of H.illucens. Existing literature about H.illucens has been searched and analyzed for this paper. From the literature search it was discovered that H.illucens is not known to have valuable impacts to the world at large.The purpose of doing this review is so that all information available on H.illucens can be chronicled and so the information can be used in real world applications. It provides a use of H.illucens as a model organism and aims to demonstrate a framework for real-world applications of H.illucens, such as H.illucens becoming a model organism for mosquitoes, Tsetse flies, and houseflies.