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Recent observations

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What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

biohexx1

Date

August 26, 2016 01:37 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tiwane

Date

August 26, 2016 12:25 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

swells

Date

August 26, 2016 09:19 AM HST

Description

H. latifrons?

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Square

Observer

biorocks

Date

August 26, 2016 02:00 PM PDT

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Square

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

tfandre

Date

August 24, 2016 11:52 AM CDT

Tags

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What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

tfandre

Date

August 24, 2016 09:47 AM CDT

Description

What is with its leg? It is looped over its abdomen and seems to be caught in the wing?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tfandre

Date

August 24, 2016 12:03 PM CDT

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Square

What

Red-footed Cannibalfly Promachus rufipes

Observer

anaclef

Date

July 14, 2016 10:26 AM EDT

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What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

anaclef

Date

July 14, 2016 11:08 AM EDT

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What

Golden-backed Snipe Fly Chrysopilus thoracicus

Observer

botanygirl

Date

June 4, 2016 10:21 AM EDT

Description

Ballenger Creek Park, MD

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

kimberlietx

Date

August 26, 2016 12:35 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

kimberlietx

Date

August 26, 2016 12:21 PM CDT
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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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