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    • Flies
  • Italian
    • Mosche e zanzare
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    • 파리목
  • French
    • Diptères (mouches, moustiques et apparentés)
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    • mosquito
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    • مگس
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 雙翅目
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    • Moscas y mosquitos
  • Belarusian
    • Двухкрылыя
  • Russian
    • Двукрылые
  • Scientific Names
    • Diptera
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    • Fliegen

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mosquitoes Family Culicidae

Date

July 28, 2016 12:54 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

cgritz

Date

July 29, 2016 05:33 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

rademacherdan

Date

July 29, 2016 01:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Muscoid Flies and Allies Infraorder Muscomorpha

Date

July 27, 2016 12:57 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

thestag

Date

July 29, 2016 02:44 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rsp

Date

July 29, 2016 03:52 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

About 4 mm long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

rsp

Date

July 29, 2016 03:48 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Green Bottle Fly Lucilia sericata

Observer

cheryl_miller

Date

June 9, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

naturenut

Date

July 28, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

cheryl_miller

Date

June 9, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

naturenut

Date

July 28, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Mosquitoes Genus Toxorhynchites

Observer

jennifermnelms

Date

March 9, 2016 05:47 PM EST

Description

Rain barrel

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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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