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Recent observations

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What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

tetric0_

Date

August 15, 2010 10:49 AM CDT

Description

Asilidae

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No photos or sounds

What

Dance Flies Family Empididae

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 10, 2015 05:55 PM CET

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 5, 2016 07:37 PM NZDT

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What

Drone Fly Eristalis tenax

Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

May 3, 2013 04:23 PM CEST

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What

Sunfly Helophilus pendulus

Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

May 3, 2013 04:02 PM CEST

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Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

May 3, 2013 03:59 PM CEST

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What

Yellow-haired Sunfly Myathropa florea

Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

May 3, 2013 03:56 PM CEST

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Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

May 3, 2013 03:50 PM CEST

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Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

April 3, 2013 10:55 AM CEST

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What

Thick-legged Hoverfly Syritta pipiens

Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

March 30, 2013 03:41 PM CET

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Observer

benoitnabholz

Date

March 30, 2013 03:39 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

What

Four-Speckled Hoverfly Dioprosopa clavata

Observer

cwwood

Date

October 14, 2016 12:19 AM EDT
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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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