Animal Species:House Fly
The House Fly is found all over the world, wherever there are human populations. Not only is it a nuisance, but it also carries disease-causing organisms, which it picks up from garbage and sewage.
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5 mm - 8 mm
The House Fly is found throughout Australia and much of the rest of the world.
Adult House Flies usually live only 15 to 25 days but may live longer in cooler climates. They lay many hundreds of eggs and their larvae (maggots) develop in organic material.