- Color: They can range from black to brown to yellow, orange, pale grey or even white.
- Legs: 3 pairs
- Shape: Most have a humpback or hunchback with major bristles on the head and thorax and an enlarged hind femur.
- Size: 1/63" – 1/4" (0.5 – 6mm)
- Antennae: Yes; enlarged 2nd antennal segment
- Region: Found worldwide with structural infestations occurring year round.
- Threat Risk: This fly burrows into wet/moist soilbreeding on decaying organic matter. They are commonly found in sewageand the carcasses of dead animals and humans. If found infesting a homeit is a safe bet you have a plumbing leak. They will infest fruit priorto being consumed by humans where it has been proven they will live,mate and produce offspring in the digestive tract. This is a nastycreature and will not be eliminated without professional assistance.
- Wings: 1 Pair of developed wings and another pair of undeveloped wings calledHalterers. These are knob like structures used for balance. The winigswill not have cross veins.
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