NPMA ACE FILTH BREEDING FLIES

  1. FLY BASICS

    Kingdom =
    Animalia
  2. FLY BASICS

    Phylum =
    Arthropoda
  3. FLY BASICS

    Class =
    Insecta
  4. FLY BASICS

    Order =
    Diptera
  5. FLY BASICS

    # body segments
    3
  6. FLY BASICS

    # pairs of jointed legs
    3
  7. FLY BASICS

    # pair of true wings
    1
  8. FLY BASICS

    2nd pair of wings have been reduced and are called _
    halteres
  9. _ are small rounded projections that are important in balance and navigation during flight
    Halteres
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    Arista
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    Palpus
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    Proboscis
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    Spiracular plates
  14. FILTH FLIES - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Vectors of

    Salmonella
    E. coli
    _
    Cryptosporidium
  15. FILTH FLIES - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Vectors of

    Salmonella
    _
    Cryptosporidium
    E. Coli
  16. FILTH FLIES

    Infestation of living tissue by developing flies = ?
    Myiasis
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    Human bot fly
  18. Dermatobia hominis = ?
    Human bot fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  20. HOUSE FLY

    Order =
    Diptera
  21. Family = Muscidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  22. Musca domestica

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  23. Eggs are laid singly, but piled together. 350-900 eggs/female lifetime.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  24. Preferred laying sites = manure, garbage containers, rotting vegetable matter, and fermenting grass clippings.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly, Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  25. _ facilities often allow for large populations of house flies.
    Livestock
  26. Maggots emerge from eggs less than 24 hours, burrow into food source. Maggots leave food source for drier place before pupation.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly, Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  27. Adults live 15-25 days, egg-adult in 8 days in warm weather.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  28. HOUSE FLY

    Complete peritreme, serpentine respiratory slits = _
    larvae
  29. Red compound eyes, Angled wing vein, 4 dark stripes, 1/4 inch long

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
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    Arista
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    Palpus
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    Proboscis
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    House fly
  35. Most common fly indoors. Day active. Adults consume sugars and proteins.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
  36. Mechanically transmits salmonella, campylobacter, escherichia, typoid, dysentery:

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    House fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
  38. Fannia canicularis:

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
  39. Family : Anthomyidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
  40. Eggs deposited in semi-liquid environment : animal excrement, grass clippings, compost piles, garbage cans.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
  41. LESSER HOUSE FLY

    larvae see out dry place to _
    pupate
  42. Males cluster in groups. Zig zag about. Will enter structures and hover 5-6 feet above floor in large rooms. Thought to have a lek mating system. Often found near poultry facilities:

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
  43. Can cause myiasis and vector harmful nematodes. Indoor males can be annoying. Usually does not land on food in structures.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Lesser house fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    fruit fly
  45. Family = Drosophilidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  46. Familiy = Tephritidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  47. Life cycle = tiny eggs deposited on fermenting surfaces, larvae emerge and feed in same place. Prefer very liquid places.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  48. Maggots have respiratory stalk on hind end

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  49. Egg to adult in 8-20 days, temperature dependent.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  50. Red compound eyes. Aristate antennae. Typically mottled abdomen. Cross vein on wing. 1/8 inch long.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  51. Drosophila melanogaster =

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  52. FRUIT FLY   potential to mechanically transmit pathogens, cause _
    myiasis
  53. D. melanogaster essential in our understanding of genetics. 11 endangered spp found in Hawaii.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fruit fly
  54. Family = Psychodidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  55. AKA Moth fly, filter fly, sewage fly

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  56. Eggs laid in wet or moist places. Larvae and pupae often found in sewage beds, drains, water traps. Larvae feed on algae, fungi, sludge, etc. Egg to adult in 7-21 days.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  57. Hair wings and body. Long feathery antennae. Oval shaped wings. Hairy wings and body. Many straight veins on wings.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  58. Often seen emerging from drains. Can exist in great numbers when given great breeding conditions. Sub-slab infestations possible. Poor fliers, often crawl. Attracted to lights.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  59. Mechanical pathogen transmission and promoters of asthma.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  60. Nasal myiasis reported.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Drain fly
  61. Family = Fungivoridae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fungus gnat
  62. Family = Sciaridae
    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fungus gnat
  63. Tiny eggs laid in soil. Larvae feed on plants (roots), organic mulch, fungi, compost, grass clippings. Several generations per year.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fungus gnat
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    Fungus gnat
  65. Black eyes. Long coxae. 6 veins reach edge. Small and delicate dark wings. Spindly legs.
    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fungus gnat
  66. Closely associated with soil. Overwatered soil encourages population growth. Weak fliers. Remain near soil/plants. Seen on doors/windows. Can spread plant disease.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Fungus gnat
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Phorid fly
  68. AKA   Scuttle fly, Coffin fly, Humpbacked fly

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Phorid fly
  69. Eggs laying on decaying organic matter. Prolific breeders. Egg to adult in 14 days. Capable of completing whole life cycle underground.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Phorid fly
  70. 3 veins reach edge. Two heavily darkened veins. Humpback. Dark eyes, small head. Enlarged coxae. 1/64 inch to 1/4 inch long.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Phorid fly
  71. Sub slab infestations, plumbing issues. Poor fliers, often run on surfaces, stop and resume running.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Phorid fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  73. Family = Calliphoridae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  74. Lucilia serricata

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  75. L. cuprina

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  76. Phormia regina

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  77. Calliphoria vomitoria

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  78. Eggs laid on corpses, carcasses, meat, human food and garbage. Garbage cans most important sites in urban areas.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  79. Will develop in decaying vegetable matter if preferred material unavailable.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
  80. Maggots emerge quickly, feed on surface, burrow as they develop. Pupation occurs below ground, when possible. Egg to adult in 9-21 days.
    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow/Bottle fly
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    • Left photo = spiracular plates
    • Right photo = mouth hooks
  82. Lucilia sericata (Meigen), formerly Phaenicia sericata

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Common Green Bottle fly
  83. Red compound eyes. No stripes on thorax. Angled wing vein. Shiny
    metallic thorax and abdomen (color varies by species). 1/4 inch long.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Common Green Bottle fly
  84. Among first insects to contact dead humans and animals - used to determine Post Mortem Interval

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow fly
  85. Infestation is an indication of another problem - dead animal, garbage sanitation issue, poorly sealed structure.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow fly
  86. Used in maggot therapy

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Blow fly
  87. Family = Calliphoridae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  88. Pollenia rudis
    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  90. Eggs laid in soil (cracks and crevices). Larvae parasite of earthworm (11-14 day development). Pupate in soil. Up to 4 generations/summer. Egg to adult in 4-6 weeks.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  92. Red/brown compound eyes. Angled wing vein. Curly yellow hairs on thorax. Mottled abdomen.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  93. Not a pest of human food, but may mechanically transmit pathogens in sensitive environments (hospital, assisted living facilities, etc)

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  94. In summer, live outdoors. Often overwinters in structures in groups, wall voids, drop ceilings, attics, emerge into structure in spring sluggish, dioriented.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Cluster fly
  95. Family = Sarcophagidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  96. Ovolarviparous = fertilized eggs withheld, deposited as larvae.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  97. Larvae placed on human and animal feces, garbage, decaying meat. Burrow into soil to pupate.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  99. Red compound eyes. Angled wing vein. Three segmented aristate antennae. Three stripes on thorax.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  100. Mottled abdomen/checkerboard like.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  101. Red tip on abdomen (males)

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  103. Wohlfahrtia vigil

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  104. Rarely enter structures. Nuisance in and around dog kennels. Adults feed on sweet food sources like nectar and fruit juices.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
  105. Mechanical transmission of pathogens associated with carrion and excrement.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Flesh fly
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    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  107. Family = Scathophagidae
    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  108. Scathophaga stercoraria

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Golden Dung fly
  109. Small - 1/5 inch to 2/5 inch length
    Resemble large fruit flies (including red eyes)


    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  110. Males brightly colored (shiny golden yellow)
    Females dull

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  111. Densely covered with short hair
    Long hair legs

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  112. Maggots develop in animal excrement. Cycle nutrients and break down dung. Pupate in soil. Very short life cycle.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  113. Adults are predacious - attack house flies and misc insects.
    Often found on flowers hunting pollinators.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  114. Annoyance - not considered a major structural pest

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Dung fly
  115. Family = Tipulidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  116. Genus = Tipula

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  117. Females mate right after pupation. Mature eggs present at emergence.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  118. Eggs deposited in wet soil or algae after mating. Wide range in egg
    deposition sites.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  119. Larvae help cycle nutrients, eat algae, plant tissue (live and dead), some predatory

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  120. Image Upload 23

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  121. Many segmented antennae. Many darkened veins. Very large wingspan. V shaped suture on thorax. Long stilt like legs. Long rostrum (beak). 3/8 inch length.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  122. Adults are short lived. Many adults do not feed.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  123. Occasional invader. Common outside of structures. Large mosquito-like appearance.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Crane fly
  124. Image Upload 24

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  125. Image Upload 25

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  126. Family = Stratiomyidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  127. Hermetia illucens

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Black Soldier fly
  128. Eggs laid in moist organic material, human and animal excrement. Liquify breeding area (prevents drying). Will occasionally pupate in bathrooms.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Black Soldier fly
  129. Black compound eyes. Long antennae. Dark thorax. Two clear panels on abdomen. Small cerci visible. Wings folded over abdomen at rest.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  130. Wasp like appearance
    1/4 to 3/4 inch length

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  131. Males intercept females to mate.
    Territorial.
    Adults are short-lived and feed on nectar.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly, Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Soldier fly
  132. Hippelates pusio :

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  133. Family = Chloropidae

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  134. Tiny eggs laid on or just below suface of decaying fruit/veg, manure, decaying grass clippings/peanut/agricultural waste

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  135. Egg to adult in 3 weeks
    Larval stage is longest

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  136. Red compound eyes. Large frontal triangle on head. Cross veins on wings. Usually dark colored. 1/20 inch to 1/10 inch long.

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  137. Image Upload 26
    Eye gnat
  138. Image Upload 27
    Eye gnat
  139. Attracted to blood, pus, sebaceous secretions

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  140. Adults swarm around eyes, nose, mouth and wounds of humans and animals

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
  141. Can transmit pinkeye

    House fly, Drain fly, Fruit/Vinegar fly, Phorid fly, Cluster fly,
    Soldier fly, Crane fly, Fungus gnat, Blow/bottle fly, Eye gnat, Flesh
    fly, Dung fly, Lesser house fly
    Eye gnat
Author
ianquinto
ID
346735
Card Set
NPMA ACE FILTH BREEDING FLIES
Description
NPMA ACE FILTH BREEDING FLIES
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