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Recent observations

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Observer

stevedaniels

Date

March 29, 2013

Description

This looks to be a Wood Soldier Fly (albeit not on wood) but the shape of the head seems wrong. Can anybody help me out?

Photos / Sounds

What

Three-lined hover fly Helophilus seelandicus

Observer

grahame

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Found dead on the windowsill.

Photos / Sounds

What

Beefly(Villa sp.) Genus Villa

Observer

satishnikam

Date

the past

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 17, 2014 10:16 AM NZST

Description

Stem galls in an Atriplex growing along the base of the coastal cliffs. Plant observation added separately.

Photos / Sounds

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What

mosquito Order Diptera

Observer

alextila

Date

November 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Crane Flies Suborder Tipulomorpha

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Just a guess at this very long legged fly

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

April 22, 2009 02:33 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 29, 2008 04:17 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 17, 2008 06:18 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Longlegged Fly Genus Parentia

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 13, 2008 02:52 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 13, 2008 11:14 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 10, 2007 01:01 PM NZDT
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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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