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House Fly ( Musca Domestica)

House fly is common world wide. Adults are active fliers and are highly mobile. Breeds on rotting vegetable matter or human or animal faeces. House fly has short life cycle. Adult would be 6mm in length grayish in color having pale stripes on the thorax. Pale yellow colour under side the abdomen having large red eyes. House fly has shown to harbor over many diseases like Typhoid fever, Cholera, Diarrhea, Dysentery, tuberculosis. These disease pathogens are transmitted through their faeces, vomit and external body parts.

Flies belong to the order Diptera. The term Deptera means two wings. The metamorphosis includes egg, Larval, pupal and adult stage. The adult flies are black, yellow and white in colour. Flies regurgitates food from their gut as they feed. Flies are disease transmitting insects. Breeds on rotting, fermenting or least moist organic matter. There are three main types of flies.

(1) House fly-----------------(2) Blow flies----------------- (3) Fruit Flies

Blow Flies ( Calliphora Vicina)

Blow flies are commonly called the “Blue Bottle”. Larger than house fly. Adult would be 11mm in length shiny metallic blue or green in colour. They have a loud buzzing sound when flying. Blow flies are short life cycled breeding in carcasses, meat. Blow flies transmit many diseases like Diarrhea, Cholera, Typhoid are few of many diseases they transmit.

Fruit Flies ( Drosophila Spp )

Fruit flies are common out door insects. Fruit flies are small 2mm in length and yellowish brown in colour. They are active in the mornings. They are short cycled and breed on rotting vegetables, fruits, milk. Fruit flies transmit diseases and they could be a nuisance.