or house fly
noun, plural house·flies.
Examples from the Web for housefly
They recalled the British housefly, only they were much larger, and extremely pugnacious.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
They didn't care whether the housefly wiped his feet before he came into the house or not."Speaking of Operations--"|Irvin S. Cobb
It has been discovered recently that germs of infantile paralysis are conveyed by the housefly.Great Hike|Alan Douglas
An inch-objective will show the head of an housefly, which in a bright light is a very beautiful object.Through a Microscope|Samuel Wells
The migratory habit of housefly larv as indicating a favorable remedial measure.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley