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Recent observations

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Observer

m_jon

Date

October 21, 2014 07:52 PM NZDT

Description

Stem galls in Mexican devil, Ageratina adenophora.

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Observer

kueda

Date

October 31, 2014 03:07 PM NZDT

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epitree

Date

October 31, 2014

Description

7mm

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Observer

hydaticus

Date

August 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

common green bottle fly Lucilia sericata

Observer

lui

Date

October 11, 2014 08:48 PM PDT

Place

san juan (Google, OSM)

Description

Red eyes and green/ blueish body

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moscas y mosquitos Order Diptera

Observer

francisco3

Date

October 30, 2014 12:52 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Moscas abeja Family Bombyliidae

Observer

francisco3

Date

October 30, 2014 11:38 AM HST

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Square

Observer

pbedell

Date

October 30, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Lesser house fly Fannia canicularis

Observer

leestonschool

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

Lesser house fly Fannia canicularis

Observer

leestonschool

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

October 5, 2014

Place

Ghandruk Nepal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Limoniid Crane Fly Genus Limonia

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 30, 2013 09:41 AM EDT

Description

30 Oct 2013.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Limonia subgenus Geranomyia.
Female.
8.0 mm head-abdomen.
ID courtesy of John Carr:
bugguide.net/node/view/860471

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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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