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Black Soldier Fly : Where do they live?

To be honest there isn’t much information on the Black Soldier Fly a.k.a. BSF just yet. We believe these incredible insects originated somewhere between the Central Americas and the Southern parts of the United States. Currently, there are scientists across the world working to answer this exact question. Professor Christine Picard at the Indiana University …

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What the heck is a Black Soldier Fly ( Hermetia illucens)

Hermetia illucens, or as they are more commonly known the Black Soldier Fly ( BSF for short), is a small black fly that is part of the Stratiomyidae family. Often mistaken for a wasp, the adult black soldier fly is approximately 5/8” long (16mm) and has two clear windows on their abdomen (that last section …

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