Fruit Flies

Drosophila melanogaster

Fruit flies feed on decaying fruits and vegetables.

Fruit Flies
Color Tan/Light Abdomen
Legs 6
Shape Small Oval
Size 1/8"
Antennae True

Habits

Fruit flies feed on decaying matter, especially fruits and vegetables.

Habitat

Fruit flies are small pests that are commonly found in homes, restaurants and other facilities where food is processed. They are found on moist, decaying matter that has been stationary for several days.

Threats

Fruit flies are found in unsanitary conditions, so they are a potential heath concern, especially when present in health facilities.

Prevention

Fruit flies are best prevented through vigilant sanitation practices. Remove kitchen trash daily, and keep counter surfaces clean.

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