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    • 파리목
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    • Diptères (mouches, moustiques et apparentés)
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    • mosquito
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    • Flies
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    • Fly
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    • مگس
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    • 雙翅目
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    • Moscas y mosquitos
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    • Двухкрылыя
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    • Двукрылые
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    • Diptera
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    • Fliegen

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Recent observations

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Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

June 28, 2016 11:15 AM PDT

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Observer

krosenthal

Date

June 1, 2013 06:11 PM EDT

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What

Black Soldier Fly Hermetia illucens

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

June 27, 2016 01:23 PM HKT

Description

Black Soldier Fly 黑水虻 /亮斑扁角水虻(Hermetia illucens) of about 2.5-2.8cm in length.

Reference :
A Photographic Guide to Hong Kong Insects 香港昆蟲圖典 1st Edition 2014 P.389 - Hong Kong Entomological Society
http://baike.baidu.com/view/3147271.htm

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

krosenthal

Date

May 12, 2013 09:23 AM EDT

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What

Crane Flies Infraorder Tipulomorpha

Observer

krosenthal

Date

April 27, 2013 06:48 PM EDT

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What

Mosquitoes Family Culicidae

Observer

eknuth

Date

June 28, 2016 05:22 PM CDT

Description

Mosquito indoors. Missing a leg or two because I smacked it. Lying on its back in the photo.

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Observer

scottking

Date

June 28, 2016 01:21 PM CDT

Description

Robber Flies
Koester Prairie WMA
Dennison, Minnesota

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

larrymaster1

Date

June 17, 2016 11:50 PM ADT

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

taogirl

Date

June 26, 2016

Description

when I saw this initally assumed it was a robber fly but not really sure what it is now that I see the one picture I got of it

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-legged Flies Family Dolichopodidae

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 18, 2016 02:24 PM EDT

Description

Dolichopodidae sp. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.

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Observer

treegrow

Date

June 18, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

Description

Chrysopilus fasciatus male. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA. My 5th Chrysopilus species so far. Would love to see them all!

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 25, 2016 12:10 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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