Adult houseflies are usually 6 to 7 mm long with a wingspan of 13 to 15 mm. The females tend to be larger winged than males, while males have relatively longer legs. Usually gray in color. Four black stripes on their thorax. House flies are covered with small hairs that serve as taste Buds. Their compound eyes are extremely complex thousands of individual lenses allow them a wide field of vision. Their abdomen is yellow and they have two transparent wings. Larvae are tiny, whitish, legless maggots and can grow up to 12 mm long.
The life cycle of a fly begins with the egg. The female house fly can lay anywhere from 75 to 150 eggs in a batch. She can lay an estimated five or six batches of eggs during her lifetime, starting on average, about 12 days after reaching full maturity.
Where they like to live?
Occurs in a wide range of habitats, and is often associated with human activities tends to breed in manure and decomposing material. The house fly is a well-known diverse (Found everywhere) pest of both farm and home. This species is most commonly found on slaughtering places, poultry farms, horse stables and on garbage.
What they like to eat:
Their common sources of food are milk, sugar, syrup, blood, meat broth and many other materials found in human settlements. The flies evidently need to feed at least two or three times a day. Female flies deposit their eggs on decayed, rotting organic material of either animal or vegetable origin.
Diseased Caused by them:
Why it is necessary to control them
Houseflies are strongly suspected of transmitting at least 65 diseases to human. If there is a greater level of house fly infestation in your premises then it is a moment to think. Diseases carried by house flies include Typhoid, Cholera and dysentery. Other diseases carried by house flies include salmonella, anthrax and tuberculosis.
House flies have also been known to transmit the eggs of parasitic worms. Flies vomit and excrete wherever they come to rest and thereby mechanically transmit disease organisms.
The treatment time depends on the type of treatment, size of the house & level of infestation.
For eliminating house flies from your premises we use Fly Bait (not recommended if there are kids) & Fumigation to eliminate these pests from your premises. But this is a constant process because flies might enter into your premises if they see any opening.
Yes. Our House Fly Control service ensures that the entire population of flies is eliminated from your home. It is also important to remember that House flies enter into your premises through cracks and gaps in doors & windows, so doing sturtural repairs of your home will help stay protected against flies.