A fluorescence view of the respiratory openings–or spiracles–of a fruit fly larva at magnification. Image by Albert Tousson and Tomek Szul, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Fruit fly larvae sometimes consume alcohol This helps exterminate parasitic wasps growing inside them fly larvae
Fruit flies can develop anyplace where fermenting organic matter stays moist…
Finding tiny fruit flies, or fungus gnats, loitering just above the surface of potted plant dirt is a common nuisance for indoor gardeners. These pests feed on the decaying organic matter and fungi .
A woman in Taiwan had an unusual cause of her ear pain and the reason is a fruit fly larva was wriggling around inside her ear canal.