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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Robber Fly Genus Holcocephala

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 11, 2014 03:49 PM EDT

Description

11 Aug 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Solidago.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2014 04:25 PM NZDT

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

New Zealand Glow Worm Arachnocampa luminosa

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 12, 2014 03:49 PM NZDT

Description

Distinctive vertical silk strands.

Tags

web

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tiger Bee Fly Xenox tigrinus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 16, 2010 10:47 AM EDT

Description

Xenox tigrinus. This fly was about 2/3 or 3/4 of an inch long.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

panthera

Date

January 27, 2015

Place

Kaikoura (Google, OSM)

Description

Some sort of bee, new to insects and no idea where to begin finding out what species this is. Any help welcome.

Tags

Bee

Photos / Sounds

What

Picture-winged Fly Chaetopsis massyla

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 13, 2014 01:20 PM EDT

Description

13 Aug 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
7.4 mm head-wingtips.
Found on siding.
ID courtesy of John Rosenfeld:
bugguide.net/node/view/1036364

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

scottking

Date

May 30, 2014 10:15 AM CDT

Description

Female March Fly
Attracted to mothing light
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mosquito Family Culicidae

Date

January 27, 2015

Description

Must have come in with some wood for the wood stove.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kueda

Date

January 25, 2015 06:03 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

April 16, 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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