Vinegar Fly on rotting pear
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VINEGAR FLY FACTS
Vinegar Flies are tiny flies that are attracted to fermenting fruit. These are the tiny flies that you see on the fruit in supermarkets and in your fruit bowl. This genus is used extensively in experiments in genetic theory as they have a very short life cycle.
varies habitats where there are suitable fruit plants.
larvae are found in rotting fruit
|Common Name:||Vinegar Fly|
Relatives in same Genus
Common Vinegar Fly (D. melanogaster)