In Orlando, Florida, flies are as common as freshly squeezed orange juice – especially during the hot months of summer.
They’re present at every backyard BBQ, and residents have grown accustomed to shooing them away from the potato and fruit salads. But, what many residents fail to realize is that they are often dealing with more than one type of fly.
Contrary to popular belief, there are many species of flies. In fact, there are more than 20,000 species in North America alone. And while we’d love to discuss the differences between all fly species, we wanted to focus on the housefly and the cluster fly, as the cluster fly is most present in the late summer and early autumn months of the year.
Let’s take a closer look at the differences together.
Though commonly know as cluster flies, many people often refer to these flying insects as attic flies.
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