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Hell's bells.

In the space of an hour, I received three messages from this bloke…

Stalker, much?!

A tad creepy as well with the extra dark profile picture. 6 more words


Pro Tips for Culturing Flies

Today’s post will feature 6 hobbyists/ breeders to showcase how they culture flies.  Also make sure to check out Part 1 on types of flies… 2,116 more words


Two Artificial Sweeteners Kill Fruit Flies

Continuing their research into potential ingredients for human-safe pesticides, Drexel University researchers recently found an artificial sweetener that, while harmless for male fruit flies, proved particularly lethal for females. 553 more words

Entomology News

Which Fruit Fly Container is Right for you?

I cannot believe that it is already July!  Today’s post will highlight the different types of fruit fly containers so you can figure out which one will be best for you.   226 more words



We love the joys of summer but not the annoying pests that come with it.  Have you ever gone to the park, the beach, or in your back yard and end up in a swat fest?!  387 more words

Essentially Yours

Terellia tussilaginis

I often see these tiny, colourful flies in one particular spot in a local field. They are known as ‘Fruit Flies’ or ‘Picture-winged Flies’.

A yellow coloured gall fly with dark patterns on its wings. 43 more words

Nature Photography