They are observed wherever you find the drains to be clogged and are often associated with sewage beds where the larvae feeds on sludge like organic matter and also called as drain flies. Moth flies are also found on decaying matter.
Life Cycle of moth fly:
- Eggs hatch in 1-6 days
- Larvae mature in 15 – 30 days.
- Pupae mature in 1 – 3 days.
- Adult 2 mm long.
- Usually grey to black in colour, has a unique of patter on veins on its wings, covered in tiny hairs and held tent-like over the body when at rest.