Project Description

Drain Fly

Drain Fly

SIZE: 1/8″

COLOR: Black with hairy wings

DESCRIPTION:

Drain Fly adults are often noticed resting on bathroom walls. They breed in drains, sewers, septic tanks and soil that has been contaminated with sewage. The larvae survive submerged in the gelatinous muck that accumulates in floor, sink and toilet drains, by extending their breathing tubes to the surface for air.

CONTROL ADVICE:

To eliminate infestations, drains and traps should be cleaned with a wire brush and/or drain cleaner.

ACTIVE SEASONS:

Spring, Summer, Fall & Winter