House Fly Longevity
Name: S N
Location: Outside U.S.
Date: Spring 2014
What is the lifespan of a housefly?
"Adults usually live 15 to 25 days, but may live up to two months. Without food, they survive only about two to three days. Longevity is enhanced by availability of suitable food, especially sugar."
Dr. Tim Durham
Assistant Professor of Agronomy and Agricultural Science
Agriculture Program Coordinator
School of Natural Sciences and Math
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Update: November 2011