- Fannia pusio
Fannia pusio Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Diptera Family: Fanniidae Genus: Fannia Species: F. pusio Binomial name Fannia pusio
Fannia pusio (Wiedemann, 1830), known as the chicken dung fly is a fly species of the family Fanniidae (The leser house flies) that contains over 260 species of flies worldwide. Originally native to central and north America, its distribution is now largely global, having been introduced with livestock. As its common name implies it can be very abundant at poultry facilities, resulting in considerable nuisance by their huge numbers. But the larvae will also feed on a wide verity of food, including rotting vegetable matter, excrement, fungi and carrion. 
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