House fly essays the housefly is a very widely known insect to most people it is just a pest to many insects, it is a source of food in many ways the housefly is a pest, but in many others ways it is beneficial the fly has a head, thorax, and abdomen it is furry with big compound eyes i. Introduction the growing world population emphasises the need to enhance food production in the future (alexandratos and bruinsma, 2012) specifically insects from the order diptera are well known for their ability to convert manure, and the common housefly (musca domestica) (calvert, 1979 miller et al, 1974) and. House flies are the best known fly species like all insects, they have 6 legs, 2 antenna, and 3 body regions (head, thorax, and abdomen) antenna bristles are slightly feathery most house flies are 1/16-inch to 1/2-inch long they are dark with 4 black, lengthwise stripes on the thorax (middle section) instead of chewing. Black soldier fly, common house fly, yellow mealworm, lesser mealworm, silkworm, crickets and grasshopper can be used as alternative sources of proteins in making fish feeds. Did you know that the house fly tastes with its feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive to sugar than the human tongue find more fun facts about flies, including house and fruit flies, along with other information for kids in our student pest guide.
Flies are superb mimics, especially in the families bombyliidae (bee flies), syrphidae (flower f lies) , and asilidae (robber f lies) bee flies are usually fast flying insects with appearances of small bees, while robber flies are commonly larger, slower flying, and a few resemble bumble bees a fly known as the delhi sands. Well known, but competition with demands for fish for human consumption and depleted fisheries black soldier flies are also known to reduce the mass and nutrient content of swine manure  polyunsaturated fatty acid percentages than insects such as housefly maggots, mealworms, and adult. Housefly: housefly, (musca domestica), a common insect of the family muscidae ( order diptera) about 90 percent of all flies occurring in human habitations are houseflies once a major nuisance and hazard to public health in cities, houseflies are still a problem wherever decomposing organic waste and. In the field cricket (gryllus bimaculatus de geer), polysaccharide and carbohydrate content are approximately 03% of the fresh weight (hoffmann, 1973) and free acoustic communication in insects is particularly well illustrated by the acoustic signaling of male crickets, which advertise their presence and quality to their.
Description adult: the house fly is 5 to 7 mm long, with the female usually larger than the male its head has reddish-eyes and sponging mouthparts damage related with this insect is the annoyance and the indirect damage produced by the potential transmission of more than 100 pathogens associated with this fly. Classification of insects fruit fly muscidae - house flies these are known as the true flies wings: they have one pair of wings - the hind wings are adapted structures called halterers which may help with flying mouth parts: butterflies are more commonly active in the daytime as opposed to the more nocturnal moths. Descriptions and articles about the house fly, scientifically known as musca domestica in the encyclopedia of life includes overview brief summary distrib common of domestic flies originally from central asia, they are now one of the most widely distributed insects, found associated with humans all over the world. The housefly (also house-fly or house fly) (musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases.
Female house flies favor damp, dark surfaces such as compost, manure and other decomposing organic material for egg laying house fly eggs resemble individual grains of rice within a day, house fly eggs hatch into larvae, also known as maggots maggots are legless, white insects that feed from the egg- laying site for. Musca domestica l (diptera: muscidae), commonly called the house fly, is a major domestic, medical and veterinary pest that causes irritation, spoils food and pupicidal and adulticidal while some of them may be repellents, antifeedants, ovipositional deterrents and insect growth regulators for house fly as well as for. House flies feed and breed in the things we revile: garbage, animal dung, sewage, human excrement, and other nasty substances musca domestica is probably the best known and most common of the insects we collectively refer to as filth flies in suburban or rural areas, house flies are also plentiful in.
Insecta order diptera, the true flies, contains over 110000 species house flies, mosquitoes, midges, and fruit flies all belong to order diptera flies fill ecological niches as pollinators, predators and prey, decomposers and disease vectors. Keyword index: house fly, musca domestica l, imidacloprid, methomyl, knockdown, insecticide resistance introduction the house fly, musca domestica l (diptera: muscidae), is a common pest of imidacloprid (imi), a well -known pesticide of the foliage for the control of sucking insects (tomlin 1994) however, in. Though they are half the size and much thinner than a normal house fly (musca domestica), the small house fly shares similar traits the life cycle of f scalaris is well-known and the maggots (larvae) develop on feces or decaying tissue forensic scientists use this knowledge to gauge the amount of time.
Description: adult house flies are gray and black in color with a checkered patterned abdomen on the top and a creamy yellow on the underside adults feed on many of the larvicides on the market are known as igr, insect growth regulators, and were developed specifically for horn flies and other filth flies developing in. Wheat bran is a superior diet for house fly larvae and has been widely investigated to exploit its potential in the food and feed area using illumina introduction the house fly, musca domestica, is a cosmopolitan and synanthropic insect that serves as a vector for many human diseases (gupta et al 2012.
One possible solution exists literally right under our noses, as well as below our feet and all around us: insects house crickets, for example, contain approximately 21 grams of protein per 100 grams of cricket, while ground beef contains about 26 grams per 100 grams of meat and powdered whole milk. However, with the bright sunshine comes dangers as well one of the most common insects on the planet is the house fly - musca domestica and it can carry over 100 pathogens dangerous to humans now that we know how they live and breed, let's look at how they introduce germs into our homes. Cluster flies can get into your walls, then enter your home in search of warmth here's how to know if you have cluster flies - and what to do.