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Strange Facts About Flies

Strange Facts About Flies

Scientists believe the Mayfly is the most primitive present-day insect around. These insects are the most popular models for artificial flies.

A midge fly holds the record, with a wing beat of 1046 times a second.

Houseflies find sugar with their feet, which are 10 million times more sensitive than human tongues.

The house fly "hums" in the key of F

Flies like heat, light, low wind.

Adults live for about a month and produce 500 to 2,000 eggs in their life.

Flies are attracted by odors, and usually enter a building through open doors and windows near garbage and food.

Deer flies will bite a hole in your skin with their strong mandibles, put a little saliva-like material in the wound to keep the blood from clotting and lap up the blood with a sponge-like proboscis .

Beginning with one pair of house flies in April, there would be a total of 191,000,000,000,000,000,000 flies by August if all the descendants of this pair lived and reproduced normally.

The average airspeed of the common housefly is 4.5 miles per hour.
 






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