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Name: jay 
Status: student
Age: 6
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Saturday, October 12, 2002

what do you call a baby fly?

Jay, I don't know about all flies, but in fruit flies, the newly formed fly is called an "imago". Pronounced im-(as in him)-a-(as in ha)-go. Accent on the second syllable.

Paul Mahoney, PhD

Flies are insects that grow from egg to larva to pupa to adult through complete metamorphosis, so there is no "baby fly" in the way there is a baby mammal, like a puppy or kitten.

J. Elliott

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