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Fruit Flies

Posted on: September 28th, 2012 by pelican

COLOR: Tan/ light abdomen
LEGS: 6
SHAPE: Small oval
SIZE: 1/8 of an inch
ANTENNAE: True

 

Fruit flies feed on decaying fruits and vegetables.
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.

 

Source: http://www.pestworld.org/

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