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  • House flies pupae Green-bottle flies

    House Fly Pupae 

    Green-bottle flies, house-flies feeders for your pets and pollinators for your plants 
    Product Details

    Housefly Pupae: Outbred Wild Type
    (have wings and can fly)

    Musca domestica

    Size of Pupae: Approximately 20 mg each


    • Approximately 50 pupae per gram
    • ~50/gram
    • ~500 in 10 grams
    • ~5,000 in 100 grams


    • Usually ship Monday, Tuesday and possibly Wednesday
    • Orders placed after noon on Tuesday may be shipped the following week
    • Please call if the order is urgent or if you want us to ship Wednesday-Saturday
    • US Priority Mail: Typically 2-3 days, may be longer
    • US Priority Mail Express: Typically 2 days, guaranteed by USPS


    ships in plastic container. Or large quantities in fabric bags

    • May include cornmeal (absorbant)
    • May include freezer gel bags (room temperature) to buffer temperatures


    • Pupae may stored cold for 1-2 weeks and allowed to eclose as needed
    • Wrap the bag in fresh paper towelling and store in a refrigerator at 4-10 deg C. Do no store in closed sealed plastic bags.
    • Allow the pupae to warm to room temperature for a couple hours every 3-4 days.
    • Expect significant mortality after 1-2 weeks.


    • Open bag of pupae in a glove or sleeve cage
    • If not using within a day or so you can add a container of sugar-water so the flies will have something when they eclose (hatch)
    • You can feed with milk or powdered milk