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Recent observations

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

matty

Date

September 3, 2015 12:14 PM PDT

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Observer

anita363

Date

August 25, 2015 11:30 PM EDT

Description

10 mm

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Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

matty

Date

September 3, 2015 12:04 PM PDT

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Square

What

hover fly Syritta orientalis

Observer

matty

Date

September 3, 2015 11:33 AM PDT

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

alexshepard

Date

September 3, 2015 04:53 PM PDT

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Observer

matty

Date

September 3, 2015 11:30 AM PDT

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What

Neoternatus Robber Fly Diogmites neoternatus

Observer

cwwood

Date

August 19, 2015 01:17 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

alexshepard

Date

September 3, 2015 12:17 PM PDT

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Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

alexshepard

Date

September 3, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

September 3, 2015 10:39 AM ADT

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What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

annemirdl

Date

August 16, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bee Flies Family Bombyliidae

Observer

icosahedron

Date

September 2, 2015 10:41 AM 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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