Information about: Flies

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House Fly

Identification

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  • 1/4 inch long
  • Dull gray color
  • 4 strips on thorax

Control

  • Two important places to control are the breeding site and the house
  • Boiling water is a good way to kill the house fly maggots in garbage cans
  • Fly paper, and aerosols are the best methods for adult flies

Habits

  • House flies breed in garbage, garbage cans, and large trash conainers
  • A generation of flies may be produced during the height of the summer season
  • The hot days of July and August will result in a greater number of house flies by the end of August and September
  • Flies can spread diseases

Drain Fly

Identification

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  • 1/10 inch long
  • Dark, fuzzy mothlike insects
  • Can only fly a few feet at a time

Control

  • Infestations which develop in drains can be eliminated scrubbing the area with a brush and sink-cleaning materials followed by hot water

Habits

  • Breed in the liquids found in drains, dirty garbage continers, and septic tanks
  • Adult flies are poor fliers and are found in great numbers on walls or flying weakly in the area where they are found
  • Feed on nectar and polluted water

Fruit Fly

Identification

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  • 1/8 inch long
  • Dull yellow-brown to dark brown
  • A distinguishing feature is their red eyes

Control

  • Removal of any overripe fruits or vegetables should prevent any recurrance

Habits

  • Fruit flies develop in over-ripe fruits or other foods, fermenting liquid in the bottom of garbage cans, a dirty mop, and in the vegetable bin
  • Fruit and salad bars are ideal habitats and have problems with fruit flies
  • Attracted to light

Flies can be difficult to control on your own. Especially in New York. Don’t worry. You have an expert: call Ecology Exterminating at 1-877-762-2437 for a professional treatment.

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