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Fruit Fly

Quick Facts


Can reach up to 1/8 in. (3 mm) long in size.

Preferred Habitat

Anywhere with decaying food, primarily restaurants and homes.

Known Health Issues

Their presence indicates unsanitary conditions that can pose future health risks.
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This tiny species of fly chooses to flock around rotting food sources. Fruit flies prefer habitats in restaurants, homes, or other areas where decaying food can be found. They can appear in homes at any time of the year and breed and multiply quickly.

Fruit flies only grow to a small 1/8 in. (3 mm) long and can be any color from yellow to black/brown. While fruit flies themselves do not cause any harm to humans, their presence hints at unsanitary conditions that can eventually pose health risks. Call Miller Pest & Termite Kansas City to easily rid your home of these pests quickly and efficiently.