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Why do you get houseflies in the house?

  [1] House flies like moisture, organic matter, and warmth. They get into houses, by way of cracks and improperly fitted openings such as doors, screens, and windows. [2] (MORE)
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How does a housefly breathe?

Houseflies breathe through a complicated structure of tubes (called tracheae and tracheoles) and air sacs. Oxygen is pulled into the body through openings in their abdomens c (MORE)
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What attracts houseflies?

Meat (either raw or cooked) will attract houseflies fairly quickly. And corn on the cob that has had the corn eaten off it is an excellent bait for the housefly.
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What are the characterstics of housefly?

The common housefly is smaller than a dime, it has 2 wings and if veiwed through a microscope it has little prickly hairs all over it, they are nasty and they will get on your (MORE)

What are houseflies?

The most common of all flies. They have a life cycle of 4 - 6 weeks and feed off rotting food and garbage.
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