Homemade fly spray is a fly repellent made from common household ingredients, in which vinegar is the main component. There are several recipes for homemade fly spray with additional ingredients such as citronella, hand ... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Flies

Recipes for homemade fly traps include a substance to attract the flies and a container to trap the flies. One recipe calls for cutting an empty 2-liter soda bottle in half. Food that has begun spoiling is placed into th... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Horseflies are larger than houseflies and boast a stinging bite. In order to protect yourself and your family from this pest, make your own horsefly repellent. This is an easy process that takes only a few minutes. You n... More » Home & Garden Pest Control
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Most fly species help break down and consume garbage, feces, decaying vegetation and dead animal bodies. Some species of flies assist with the pollination of plants. The forensic field sometimes uses the appearance of bl... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Flies

Flies typically live between 15 to 30 days depending on their environment. They go through four stages of life: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Flies live longer in homes than in the wild. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Flies

A fly has two compound eyes and each eye is made up between 3,000 and 6,000 simple eyes. These eyes create small pictures that allow the fly to see movements from the left, right, front and above. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Flies