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  Bush Fly (Dichaetomyia sp)





Bush Fly | Dichaetomyia sp photo
Bush Fly

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BUSH FLY FACTS

Identification
This species of Dichaetomyia has reddish brown body and red eyes. The body is stocky with strong bristles. These flies are related to the common house fly.

Size
8mm

Breeding
Bush Flies lay their eggs in animal dung where the maggots hatch and develop.



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Diptera
Family:Muscidae
Genus:Dichaetomyia
Species:sp
Common Name:Bush Fly