• More than 120,000 species exist ranging in size from one-twentieth of an inch to well over three inches long.
  • Take on various shapes. In the larva or maggot stage, flies resemble greasy white worms.
  • Do not have teeth or a stinger, but rather thrust needle-like hooks into victims and inject a digestive juice that breaks down cell tissue.
  • Have life span of approximately 21 days (house flies).
  • Are attracted to a variety of warm, moist substances from animal feces to human food and garbage.
  • Spread at least 65 human pathogens including typhoid fever, diarrhea, tuberculosis, salmonellosis and cholera.
  • Breed in garbage cans, compost heaps, pet feeding and pet elimination areas.

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