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Recent observations

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What

Mosquito Order Diptera

Observer

jaico

Date

September 24, 2014 05:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Large hover fly Melangyna novaezelandiae

Observer

savvy

Date

December 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

grahame

Date

December 18, 2014

Description

A long legged critter that wanted to call my home it's home.

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-legged flies Family Dolichopodidae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 16, 2014 02:36 PM NZDT

Description

In this shot the head looks a bit funny, I think it has turned its head slightly, looks normal in the second (blurry) shot.

Photos / Sounds

What

Fly Order Diptera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 16, 2014 02:36 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 2, 2014

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What

Mosquito Order Diptera

Observer

jerry_v

Date

December 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

janicelord

Date

November 26, 2010

Description

foraging on flowers of Bulbinella rossii, Stilbocarpa polaris and Veronica benthamii along Col-Lyall boardwalk, Campbell Island

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

jaico

Date

September 24, 2014 05:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moth Flies Family Psychodidae

Observer

jaico

Date

September 24, 2014 05:29 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

mosquito Order Diptera

Observer

jaico

Date

September 20, 2014 05:50 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 19, 2014
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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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