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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

adrianj

Date

March 25, 2015 06:03 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

glmory

Date

March 26, 2015 04:19 PM PDT

Description

On basil leaf.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

glmory

Date

March 26, 2015 04:19 PM PDT

Description

On swiss chard.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

miketroll

Date

March 25, 2015 07:20 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Fruit Flies Family Tephritidae

Observer

magazhu

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

common house mosquito Culex pipiens

Date

March 26, 2015 07:32 PM PDT

Description

The air is thick with them. Bugs are a harbinger of spring

Photos / Sounds

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

March 26, 2015 03:14 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

oz4caster

Date

March 22, 2015 11:43 AM CDT

Description

Very numerous now in the early spring, as is the case every year.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mattbowser58

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

phenglim

Date

March 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Swamp Crane Fly Zelandotipula novarae

Observer

rosyhorse

Date

March 26, 2015 01:12 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

California Crane Fly Tipula californica

Observer

rosyhorse

Date

March 26, 2015 12:58 PM PDT
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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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