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Recent observations

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What

Moscas y mosquitos Order Diptera

Observer

francisco3

Date

October 22, 2014 10:29 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Beelzebub Bee-eater Mallophora leschenaulti

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Never seen one with a bee before

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moscas y mosquitos Order Diptera

Observer

atotonilco

Date

October 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

betza_1903

Date

October 19, 2014 05:18 PM COT

Description

Pequeña mosca verde de aproximadamente 1 cm de largo
Reino: Animalia
Filo: Arthropoda
Clase: Insecta
Orden: Diptera
Familia: Calliphoridae

Photos / Sounds

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

annemirdl

Date

October 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

ncmns

Date

October 22, 2014 10:47 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

csavy

Date

August 14, 2014

Place

Guyana (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Robber Fly Family Asilidae

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

icosahedron

Date

October 21, 2014 03:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

marcello

Date

August 11, 2014 04:35 PM CEST

Description

Limnia unguicornis ♂

Photos / Sounds

Observer

russ87

Date

October 22, 2014

Description

Smaller than the average house fly. Looks to me like the wings are folded inward and don't cover the sides of the abdomen.

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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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