According to WebMD, The fruit fly is a much broader term that encompasses various types of flies. Fruit flies are not the small, yellowish-brown houseflies that often happily buzz about kitchens.
We’re using “fruit fly” here to signify Drosophila melanogaster (or the common fruitfly), which is commonly raised in labs worldwide for research purposes. Yes it’s true; they can live everywhere because they can feed off any type of decaying organic matter – fruit or otherwise! Plus, due to their hatching cycle (males mating with females shortly after hatching),