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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 22, 2014

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Observer

cosmiccat

Date

October 25, 2014

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What

Marmalade hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus

Observer

th0th

Date

October 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hanging-thieves Genus Diogmites

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 25, 2014 10:08 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

epitree

Date

October 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

grahame

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

Found on the roof at home

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Feather-legged Flies Genus Trichopoda

Observer

treichard

Date

July 12, 2014 02:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

biting midges Family Ceratopogonidae

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Ceratopogonidae: Dasyhelea sp. ? - Biting Midge (male)

Photos / Sounds

What

Dance Flies Family Empididae

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Empididae: Hilara sp. ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

October 25, 2014

Description

Nine of these observed along a narrow Astelia-lined trail, lakeside.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

alexminico

Date

June 26, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

alexminico

Date

May 5, 2011
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Description from Wikipedia

True flies are insects of the order Diptera (from the Greek di = two, and ptera = wings). Their most obvious distinction from other orders of insects is that a typical fly possesses a pair of flight wings on the mesothorax and a pair of halteres, derived from the hind wings, on the metathorax. (Some species of flies are exceptional in that they are secondarily flightless). The only other order of insects bearing two true, functional...

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