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The life cycle of a house fly consists of the egg, larva, pupa, and adult stages. The total duration of these stages is approximately 15 to 30 days, after which the house fly will die. More »

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Houseflies are attracted to decaying organic matter which they use both for food and as a place to lay eggs. They're also attracted to sugar and non-decaying food matter, but they're primarily interested in moist, rottin... More »

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One main reason for dead flies in a home is that flies enter the home through cracks and crevices, then are unable to gain access to the outside again, thus ending their life cycle inside the home. Flies generally seek i... More »

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The life cycle of a fly includes an egg, larva, pupa and adult. A fly completes its life cycle in 1 week to 2 months, depending on environmental conditions. More »

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The taxonomy classification of a house fly, whose scientific name is musca domestica, is as follows: kingdom Animalia, phylum Arthropoda, class Insecta, order Diptera, section Schizophora, family Muscidae, genus Musca, a... More »

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The flea life cycle encompasses four stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult. In appropriate conditions, a flea completes its life cycle in 18 days, but this time varies depending on the environment. More »

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Fleas have the ability to live in furniture, such as beds, while in the larva and pupa stages. The flea larva feed off of adult flea excrement, dead skin cells and feathers. More »

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