What Is Wide Wing Bathroom Fly?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are those flies in the bathroom?

Drain Flies also known as moth or sink flies are a common nuisance in homes. These flies live and breed in the organic matter present inside moist drains and hence they are mostly found in kitchens and bathrooms.

What size are drain flies?

about 1/8 inchMoth flies, often called drain flies, are small, about 1/8 inch in length and often dark-colored. Their wings are covered with fine hairs, which give them a moth-like appearance.

What kind of fly has a big wing?

There are two different types — one with big wings, the other with smaller wings — they seem to be attracted to light. ANSWER: The ones with big wings are drain flies (= moth flies). The two most common species are Psychoda alternata and P. cinerea. Both these species can occur throughout the year.

How big are drain flies and what do they do?

The drain fly's flight only covers a few feet. The flight is short with jerky lines. Most of their activity is at night, where they are seen hovering about sinks and drains. Drain flies are small flies, about 1/8th inch.

How can I tell if there are drain flies in my bathroom?

They can be identified by the unique pattern of veins on their wings and their erratic flying pattern. If you see flies matching this description in your kitchen or bathroom, they could be drain flies (but be sure to check for other sources as well, such as rotting fruit, which could suggest that you’re dealing with a different pest).

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