OFGS N5 - Fly Complex
GREEN FLY (Phaenicia sericata)
Adult; A beautiful, moderate sized fly
(5-10mm) with bright emerald, blueish green, or coppery metallic body; without markings but numerous black spines: eyes brick red. Extremely common near and inside homes, especially during summer.
Slender white maggot, tinged with pinkish or purple; (up to 16mm) posterior breathing pores pear shaped with 3 straight, converging slits, in pit surrounded by 10 tubercles.
The most common species in household garbage and urban carrion.
BLACK FLY (Ophyra)
are also associated with garbage. They are
common around refuse dumps in the manure of garbage-fed hogs but are not usually found near homes. They are distinguished from Phaenicia by smaller size (5mm), shiny black colour, and white area in the center of the
face. The larvae are thick-skinned and have spiny protuberances ventrally. They prey on other insect larvae.
Consisting of an egg stage, larva (maggot) and the adult. The
flies primarily breed in manure piles and garbage.
DIRECTIONS FOR CONTROL
Foliar spray with penac N5 100% water soluble and
suitable for use in conventional liquid foliar and irrigation water applications.
Dilute 80mls to 500l of water. See your agricultural dealer for further information. NOTE: Application should take place late afternoon or at first light. Mix and apply with sprayer to decaying compost piles and garbage receptoles including refuse dump sites.
For best results, use in combination with penac-k interior in the stables and
sties. penac-k on decaying compost and refuse dumps.
Our recommendations are believed to be effective. Since the use of this
organic blend is beyond penac and it’s retailers control, no expressed or implied guarantee as to the effects of its use can be given, nor liability taken.
As with any essential oil product, keep in a cool place, out of
sunlight, and its closure tightly sealed. Store below 25°C