||1/4 of an inch
||Found throughout U.S.
House flies get their name from being the most common fly found
around homes. Adult house flies can grow to one-quarter of an inch
long and usually live between 15 and 25 days.
They are only able to feed on liquids but have the ability to turn
many solid foods into a liquid for them to eat. House flies taste
with their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive to sugar
than the human tongue.
House flies tend to stay within 1-2 miles of where they were born;
however, they have been known to migrate up to 20 miles to find
These insects have been known to carry over 100 different kinds of
disease-causing germs, which makes them very bad house guests.