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Recent observations

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

finatic

Date

April 16, 2014 01:37 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Schwebfliegen Family Syrphidae

Observer

jakob

Date

April 21, 2014

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jakob

Date

April 21, 2014

Place

Hinterhof (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow Dung Fly Scathophaga stercoraria

Observer

marcello

Date

April 13, 2014 12:33 PM CEST

Description

Scatophaga stercoraria ♂ (Linnaeus,1758)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Greater Bee Fly Bombylius major

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 20, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 20, 2014 10:31 AM PDT

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Square

What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

antnat

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

antnat

Date

April 20, 2014

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Square

What

Blowflies Family Calliphoridae

Observer

antnat

Date

April 20, 2014

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Square

Observer

lkairy

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Crane Flies Suborder Tipulomorpha

Observer

robberfly

Date

April 20, 2014 08:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mosquitoes Family Culicidae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 19, 2014 04:07 PM PDT
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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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