Fly Photo Gallery: Pictures of Flies for Home Identification Purposes

Images of common flies found around the home for home pest identification.

Bottle Fly

Larger than common houseflies, the bottle fly possesses large, red compound eyes and clear, brown-veined wings.
bottle fly image

bottle fly image

bottle fly image

bottle fly image

bottle fly image

bottle fly image

Cluster Fly

The body of the cluster fly is largely nonmetallic gray with black markings.
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picture of a cluster fly

cluster fly image

cluster fly image

cluster fly image

cluster fly image

cluster fly image

House Fly

Adult house flies feature a single pair of wings and four dark stripes that run lengthwise down the thorax, while the sides of the abdomen are usually pale and yellowish-white.
house fly image

house fly image

house fly image

house fly image

house fly image

house fly image

Fruit Flies

The fruit fly has red eyes and exhibits a yellow to tan thorax, a yellow abdomen and black striping on the dorsal surface of the abdomen.
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fruit fly picture

fruit fly image

fruit fly image

fruit fly image

Gnats

Gnats range from brown to green to black. However, the exact coloration of gnats is difficult to distinguish with the naked eye.
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