Fruit Flies


formal_name
Drosophila species
description
Fruit flies feed on decaying fruits and vegetables.
color
Tan/ light abdomen
legs
6
shape
Small Oval
size
1/8"
antenanae
True
region
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.
catagories
Spiders
pest_category_id
5
Photos
Image
Image
Image