Cluster Flies in Newburgh, Evansville, and Posey County Indiana

Updated: Jan 19, 2020

Cluster Flies (Pollenia spp.)

1. There are six species of cluster flies in the US, three of which are known to invade buildings.

2. Cluster flies are not typically a health hazard, however, they can cause a low health threat in sensitive areas.

3. Cluster flies enter houses in the fall to hibernate. They often aggregate in secluded inaccessible places such as wall voids, attics, and drop ceilings.

4. In spring (or warm winter days) they become active and while attempting to leave their hibernation site, they end up inside of structures.

5. They normally live outdoors where they are attracted to flowers and ripe fruit.

6. Larvae of cluster flies are parasitic in earthworms.

If you have an issue with cluster flies in your home please feel free to call or text us with questions.

YIKES! Pest Control (your friendly local exterminator.

Evansville, Newburgh, Posey County

Yikes Pest Control 812-604-7206

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