Trippy Facts About House Flies You Probably Didn’t Know

House Flies Are Constantly Seeking Out Females

28. House Flies Are Constantly Seeking Out Females

Did you know that male houseflies have a special region in their eye, whose sole purpose is to look for females! Wow, talk about being focused. Casually known as ‘love spots’, these regions of the male housefly’s eyes are specialized for rapidly picking up motion, which helps them seek out females for mating and breeding.

So while the female housefly is busy with feeding, breeding, and finding safe areas to lay eggs on, one of the main missions of the male housefly is to look for as many females to mate with, thanks to his magic eyes with love spots!
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