Fruit Flies

What are Fruit Flies?

A small fly that feeds on fruit in both its adult and larval stages.

Quick Facts

  • Generally, drosophilids are considered to be nuisance flies rather than pests, since most species breed in rotting material.
  • Drosophila repleta larvae inhabit drains and spread bacteria.

Fruit Flies

  • Adults are 3-4mm long, very small.
  • Fruit Flies eat ripened fruit, vegetables, and fermenting problems.
  • Adult Fruit Flies live up to 30 days.

 

 

 

Fruit Flies