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house fly

Musca domestica the common fly. This insect finds faeces attractive and is one of the vehicles of spread of diseases such as TYPHOID, SHIGELLOSIS (dysentery), POLIOMYELITIS, and AMOEBIC DYSENTERY.
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(42,43) The extent of house fly resistance to any particular chemical appears to be principally determined by the historical use of that chemical regionally.
It resembles a large house fly, but when it lands on you, it tends to stay unless brushed off.
Unlike the house fly, adult black soldier flies rarely enter dwellings.
I was wakened / by a house fly"; "Poplar leaves / cover the neglected / and well-kept graves." There are also poems with a touch of light humor: "With books on the heads / from the school / into the rain"; "A whistle of a locomotive.
The house fly is probably the dirtiest flying bug around.
muscaedomesticae exerts a controlling effect on some house fly (Musca domestica) populations in nature.
Genetics and mechanism of resistance to deltamethrin in the house fly, Musca domestica L., from Pakistan.
Scientists involved in the PROteINSECT project use a [euro]1.2million nuclear scanner to analyse house fly maggots.
The report says a single house fly lays up to 1,000 eggs a week - wonder what a married one lays - meaning hundreds of tonnes each year to feed our Sunday roast.
"Multiple traps may be required at capture sites to effectively reduce house fly populations, but research is needed to determine just how many are needed."
Effectiveness of Margosan-O and Jojoba on some reproductive aspects of the house fly, Musca domestica (Diptera, Muscidae).
The common house fly lays its eggs in rotting, moist material.