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Recent observations

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Date

September 23, 2014

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Date

September 23, 2014

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Date

September 23, 2014

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What

Muscina sp. Genus Muscina

Observer

khimmler

Date

March 4, 2015

Description

Found several on an indoor staircase, apparently same species. Some dead, some alive.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

fly Order Diptera

Observer

madalyn6690

Date

March 1, 2015 12:46 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

oz4caster

Date

February 21, 2015 11:53 AM CST

Description

Mating pair of hoverflies on a dandelion bloom. Not certain on the ID.

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

finatic

Date

February 28, 2015 04:04 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

March 5, 2015

Description

Stratiomyidae: Benhamyia straznitzkii - Soldier Fly
Characteristic head down position on tree trunk.

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What

Goldenrod Gall Fly Eurosta solidaginis

Observer

tchristensen

Date

March 4, 2015

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Date

September 23, 2014

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Date

September 23, 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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