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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

rhislop

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

Mating; I've seen alot of these guys this Spring.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

damontighe

Date

April 26, 2016 10:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

krosenthal

Date

April 13, 2016 09:19 AM EDT

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Observer

cedric_lee

Date

April 29, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

mickeylong

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

Resembles H. sinuosa. Along trail in chaparral/coastal sage scrub.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

nzwide

Date

April 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 29, 2016

Description

After I ate dinner, I stopped by this park at Dalworthington Gardens. Saw neat things, yet again. :)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

naturalist1119

Date

April 9, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A small insect with thin legs and a tube like mouth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

constance

Date

April 17, 2016 02:08 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Mosquitoes and Midges Infraorder Culicomorpha

Observer

srall

Date

April 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Green Bottle Fly Lucilia sericata

Observer

srall

Date

April 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

cwwood

Date

April 27, 2016 09:36 AM EDT
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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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