TITLE

Friendly Flies

AUTHOR(S)
Verschoor, Karin; Duyne, Gloria Van; Nelson, Dave
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Jun2009, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents facts about the behavior of friendly flies. It notes that the insect is called friendly because they do not bite and are too tame. Friendly flies prey on the native forest tent caterpillar. The significance of understanding the important role of friendly flies in ecology is stressed.
ACCESSION #
43097556

 

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