A fly has two compound eyes and each eye is made up between 3,000 and 6,000 simple eyes. These eyes create small pictures that allow the fly to see movements from the left, right, front and above.Know More
Flies do not see in one solid view or focus on a particular object like humans do. Instead each simple eye makes a view and they join together like a mosaic.
Flies also have three simple eyes in between the compound eyes called ocelli. The ocelli act like a compass to let the fly know which way is up. They work by keeping track of sunlight, helping the fly move towards it.Learn more about Flies
Flies typically live between 15 to 30 days depending on their environment. They go through four stages of life: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Flies live longer in homes than in the wild.Full Answer >
The taxonomy classification of a house fly, whose scientific name is musca domestica, is as follows: kingdom Animalia, phylum Arthropoda, class Insecta, order Diptera, section Schizophora, family Muscidae, genus Musca, and species Musca domestica. House flies are the most common flies, and are most often found in temperate regions.Full Answer >
A typical house fly lives between 15 and 30 days. Having warm temperatures, food available and an environment with a lack of hazards will help flies live longer.Full Answer >
There are a number of reasons that gnats will fly around a person's head, including the smell of a shampoo. Gnats are attracted to fruit smells, and a number of shampoo products have fruit fragrance added to the product.Full Answer >