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Recent observations

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Square

What

Marmalade Hoverfly Episyrphus balteatus

Observer

wkcheng71

Date

January 9, 2017 10:03 AM HKT

Photos / Sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

stemmacademy

Date

January 12, 2017 01:37 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tachinids Family Tachinidae

Date

June 13, 2013 12:43 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tachinids Family Tachinidae

Date

June 13, 2013 12:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flies Order Diptera

Date

June 13, 2013 12:12 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Robber Flies Family Asilidae

Date

June 7, 2013 06:27 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

treegrow

Date

September 7, 2014 02:58 PM EDT

Description

Anopheles punctipennis. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

francisco3

Date

January 19, 2017 12:30 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

francisco3

Date

January 19, 2017 11:45 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

epitree

Date

January 20, 2017 09:15 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tachinids Family Tachinidae

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 20, 2017 03:22 PM +11

Photos / Sounds

Observer

epitree

Date

January 20, 2017 09:56 AM NZDT
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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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