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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

14749274425_1750076e15_s

What

Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:14 PM EDT

Description

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14726275576_a5d62c7aa5_s

What

deer flies Genus Chrysops

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:16 PM EDT

Description

This was buzzing around the porch on its back.

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14746103201_64e8cc5835_s

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:18 PM EDT

Description

Psychodinae

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14746103021_c16fe0d46f_s

What

Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:19 PM EDT

Description

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14746926154_f82f37c5d8_s

What

Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:20 PM EDT

Description

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14746101951_4f2241a36e_s

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:21 PM EDT

Description

Neoempheria sp., not in taxonomy

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

14748963972_419f364431_s

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 25, 2014 11:22 PM EDT

Description

Burke, Fairfax County, VA

25 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

July 26, 2014 03:02 PM CEST

Description

Syritta pipiens (Linnaeus, 1758), Søborg, Denmark, 26 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

muir

Date

July 25, 2014 09:35 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

P1540785

Observer

muir

Date

July 25, 2014 09:38 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

P1540839

Observer

muir

Date

July 25, 2014 09:51 AM EDT

Description

small

Photos / Sounds

P1540944

Observer

muir

Date

July 25, 2014 10:40 AM EDT

Description

Saw several of these astoundingly large robber flies during day.

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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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