Flies – Pest Flies and Beneficial Flies
- Beneficial Flies
We think in terms of how “pesky” flies can be, but the bad ones are giving the good ones the wrong reputation. Most kinds of flies are actually very helpful to us and pose no problems at all. Here is a short article to cover a few of the common kinds.
- Flies: Interesting Facts
While we may hate them we still have to admire their abilities. From big to small, most to least, here are some interesting bits of trivia on flies.
- Gnats in the Home
Have you ever been pestered by that tiny bug that keeps flying around your face. Several little flies are common in homes, and figuring out how to solve the problem begins with understanding the critter.
- Midges By The Millions
You may think you are being overwhelmed with mosquitoes, but many other little flying gnats can enter your home that do not bite and pose no danger to you other than being a nuisance. These may be “midges”, and several families of these mosquito-like gnats can be found around your garden and home. Learn a little bit about them in this BugInfo article.
- Parasitic Flies
While the word “parasite” may conjure up images of nasty and undesirable organisms, in the world of insects the parasites can be some of our most important allies. Parasitic flies are among the leaders in the battle against the bugs.
- The Flies That Ambush: The Robber Flies
For Nature Watchers it’s fascinating to stand back and observe the action. You might not even see the robber flies until they make their ambush on some unsuspecting bug that flies by. These are large and interesting animals.
- Why do Cluster Flies Cluster?
Our home is our castle, and may also be home to many other kinds of animals. Cluster flies are one of those that uses our homes as their winter habitat, and could suddenly appear by the thousands. In here you can understand why.