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Fruit flies do not see colors in the way that humans do. They have specialize vision that allows them to see shades but not colors directly.

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Can flies see colors?

At least for the fruit flies they can blue green and UV but not red.

How do fruit flies see?

With their eyes.

What should fruit flies should i cross to get mutant fruit flies other than the white-eyed?

They see better than white eyes furit flies

How do fruit flies get on fruit?

Fruit flies are attracted to the smell of the fruit, they fly to the fruit to get to it. There they breed and lay their eggs so some fruit flies are born on the fruit.

Why are flies attracted to yellow colored items?

The vision of flies does not capture the entire visible light spectrum. Many flies see colors as shades of yellow and blue which is why they are attracted to these colors.

What is Fruit Flies?

flies that enjoy fruit

Are fruit flies dangerous?

No. They are fruit flies. They eat fruit. Not harmful.

Do fruit flies become big flies?

No, they stay fruit flies.

How do fruit flies infest fruit?

Fruit flies infest fruit by actually burrowing into the fruit, and laying their eggs inside of it. So when they hatch, the fruit flies then devour their environment

Why are fruit flies easier to use for gentic reseach than large animals?

Because fruit flies have small cell counts Because the life cycle of a fruit fly is short enough to actually see a change in a short period of time. With larger animals, it could take many years to see an actual change. With fruit flies, you can see many generations of change in a shorter period of time.

Two fruit flies having the same red eye color is an example of two organisms that are heterozygous or homozygous?

Two fruit flies having the same red eye color is an example of two organisms that are homozygous for the eye color trait. If the fruit flies had different eye colors, then they would be heterozygous for the trait.

Are you eating fruit fly larva when you eat fruit with fruit flies on it?

You probably are if female fruit flies were on it.

Can your hamster be hurt by fruit flies?

No. fruit flies eat fruit. but they can throw up on it.

What type of relationship do fruit flies have with humans?

When humans see fruit flies, they instinctively try to chase them away. Many households have a spray that can be used to kill the flying insects.

Are fruit flies and flies the same?

Fruit flies are a type of fly, so yes.

Why do fruit flies appear where there is no fruit?

Fruit Flies can sense other types of food too, like grains or vegetables. Also its very important to note that fruit flies do not only breed on fruit. Any sugary substance or even your rubbish bins can be perfect places for fruit flies. More information can be found here:

When are fruit flies decomposers?

Fruit flies are in fact decomposers. Ripe or rotting fruit is a mainstay in the diet of a fruit fly. Fruit flies also breed and lay larva in these environment.

What were first fruit flies born?

fruit flies come from outside they do not generate from rotten fruit.

What Is The Habitat Of Fruit Flies?

Fruit flies live in tropical climates.

Are there still fruit flies in space?

There were never fruit flies in space.....

Do fruit flies bite your head?

fruit flies do not bite at all . sweat flies do bite .

Why did they send fruit flies into space?

To see how different animals adapt to the different surroundings.

What is the mutation of fruit flies?

Mutations of fruit flies are when they fly around in your house and rot your fruit. YUCKY!

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Do guppies eat fruit flies?

Fruit flies may be a bit too big for a Guppy. I would try it and see. They won't do the guppies any harm anyway provided you remove them if they are not eaten.