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Where do gnats and fruit flies come from?

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Like most insects, fruit flies and gnats develop from eggs. they lay their eggs the eggs which are called larvae. Larvae then hatches and maggots come out. Maggots then turn into puparium (cocoon like). Then these hatch into fruit flies. The hole ordeal take 48 hours.

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