• 3mm in length.
  • Yellow–brown or mottled in color.
  • Bright red eyes.
  • Abdomen hangs down in flight, which is slow.


  • They can breed in rotten fruit, unclean drains and even cleaning utensils.
  • Develops to adult in 7–30 days.
  • Adult lives 2–9 weeks.
  • In ideal temperature conditions, fruit flies can complete their development in as little as 1 week.
Fruit fly


  • Tend to hover.