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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

treegrow

Date

February 22, 2014

Description

After a long struggle, it eventually managed to break free. Molino Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA. 22 February 2014.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treegrow

Date

February 22, 2014

Description

Paravilla sp. Molino Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA. 22 February 2014.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

treegrow

Date

February 22, 2014

Description

One of the last few puddles left in Molino Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA. 22 February 2014.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treegrow

Date

February 22, 2014

Description

Cecidomyiid gall on Baccharis sarothroides. Molino Basin, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, USA. 22 February 2014.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Housefly Musca domestica

Observer

jillp

Date

April 23, 2014 02:53 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Housefly Musca domestica

Observer

jillp

Date

April 23, 2014 02:53 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

April 9, 2014 01:33 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

marcello

Date

April 6, 2014 07:57 AM CEST

Description

Sphaerophoria scripta ♀ (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

This flying insect was seen in the lower riparian zone of the creek.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

Makin' eggs.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

finatic

Date

April 19, 2014 12:41 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Tábano Tabanus subsimilis

Observer

finatic

Date

April 19, 2014 12:48 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

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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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