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Recent observations

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What

Flies Order Diptera

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

August 31, 2014 11:59 AM EDT

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Observer

lg_price

Date

September 1, 2014 01:49 PM CDT

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What

Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

rdmpage

Date

August 30, 2014 03:03 PM CEST

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What

Asian Tiger Mosquito Aedes albopictus

Observer

marcello

Date

September 1, 2014 04:02 PM CEST

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Observer

th0th

Date

August 31, 2014

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What

Mosquitoes Family Culicidae

Observer

pete_woods

Date

September 1, 2014 10:32 AM EDT

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Observer

mayfly1963

Date

September 1, 2014

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Square

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

September 1, 2014

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Square

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

September 1, 2014

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Observer

jakob

Date

August 13, 2014

Description

Another stunning wasp mimicry

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Square

What

Blowflies Family Calliphoridae

Observer

longda

Date

August 31, 2014

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Observer

jakob

Date

August 10, 2014

Place

Toulourenc (Google, OSM)
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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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