Drosophila (Fruit) Fly
July 7, 2016

House Fly

By Julia Wilkins - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27434789

While the house fly has gained the reputation as one of the most common household pests, they are also considered a public health concern. They carry pathogens on their bodies that can transmit diseases and contaminate human food. The first step to eliminating house flies is identifying them, since they can look very similar to other fly species.