Musca domestica Linnaeus 1758 (Family Muscidae)


Male

Female

Length: 4.1-9mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
? ? ? April - November
(Earliest: 11.5)

Attractant Chemicals
Alkenes Tricosene
Glycerols Oleoylglycerol
Acids Diolein

Biotopes:
Buildings
Food:
(Larva)

Dung
Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae
Predators:
(Larva)

Hydrotaea dentipes Larva

Musca domestica (The Common House Fly)


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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