Horse and Deer Fly

 Identification and Control

Proper identification is an important first step in controlling ants.


How to Identify an 

Horse and Deer Fly

Horseflies are large (1 inch long), black, and have large, green eyes. They are often found near horses or other sources of food. They are most easily identified by their large size and their green eyes.

Where do they come from?

Horseflies are common in the United States and Canada. They are most often found near horses or other sources of food. Horseflies can also be brought into your home on food or garbage.

How to keep them out

The best way to get rid of horse flies is to eliminate their food sources by thoroughly cleaning your kitchen and bathroom. You can also use commercial fly traps or bait. If you have a severe infestation, you may need to call a professional exterminator.

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What do they look like?

Close up view of horse/deer fly
Colorful and large eyes of a deer fly
Top view of a horse/deer fly

Where do they live?

Horse and deer flies develop in moist or aquatic areas like moist soil, ponds, lakes and marshes.






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