Fruit Fly on rotten banana
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FRUIT FLY FACTS
Fruit Flies are small to medium sized flies. This species has bright red eyes. When at rest, they often hold their wings outwards like paddles. This fly is larger than the Vinegar Flies which also feed on fruit.
often seen around fruit trees
Eggs are laid amongst fruit, and larvae feed on the fruit.
Many species of this family are agricultural pests
|Common Name:||Fruit Fly|