Flies

Asked August 17, 2017, 5:53 PM EDT

What is this ?? They are invading my home......

Kentucky insect identification house flies horticulture

1 Response

This looks like a Chironomid midge. The larvae develop in water, so it is likely that the increased numbers are in response to recent rains or other source of standing water. We have a fact sheet on pest proofing a home on the Univ. of Kentucky Entomology website.
Ric Bessin