Deer Fly

Common Name: Deer Fly
Scientific Name: Chrysops 

General Size: 5 and 12 mm long

Look for these Colors: They are black, yellow and black, or, sometimes, gray and often have “bee-like” abdominal stripes

Drain Fly

Common Name: Drain Fly (Moth or Sewer Fly)

Scientific name: Psychodidae
General Size: one-tenth inch long

Look for these Colors: Dark gray body and lighter colored wings

Appears "fuzzy"

Cluster Fly

Common Name: Cluster Fly
Scientific Name: Pollenia rudis

General Size: 7 to 10 millimeters in length

Look for these Colors: Dull-gray with black markings and have golden-yellow hairs on the thorax

Related Blog: Cluster Flies

Fruit Fly

Common Name: Fruit Fly
Scientific Name: Drosophila melanogaster

General Size: Adults are 3 to 4 mm long

Look for these Colors: Brown or tan in color

May have red eyes.

House Fly

Common Name: House Fly
Scientific Name: Musca domestica

General Size: Adults are about 6-7mm long

Appearance: Dark grey in color, the thorax bears four narrow black stripes, has reddish eyeson 

Indian Meal Moth

Common Name: Indian Meal Moth
Scientific Name: Plodia interpunctella

General Size: 3/8 inch long with a wing span of about 5/8 inch

Appearance: Dirty gray but the tip half of the wing is rusty brown or nearly bronze, wings have patterns

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Common Name: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 
Scientific Name: Halyomorpha halys

General Size: 3/4 inch long

Look for these Colors: Mottled grayish-brown in color


Triangular in shape, 6 legs. 

Agricultural pest, do not bite or carry disease, but do stink when disturbed or crushed

Related Blog: The Invasion of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

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