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Housefly Maggot

Musca domestica


This is an early maggot (1st larval stage) of the common housefly that i found in stale milk. The size of this maggot is approximately 3 - 4 mm long.


- Dirty place, rotten meat, etc.


- This maggot is in 1st larva stage. During a warm summer -- optimal conditions for a housefly -- the cycle, from fertilized egg to adult, spans a mere seven to 10 days.

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Spotted on Dec 10, 2013
Submitted on Dec 11, 2013

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