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Flies of North America Index
Flies are prevalent in virtually all habitats, with over 16,000 species in North America. Flies can be distinguished from all other insects in that they only have one pair of  wings. Flies have mouthparts adapted for piercing, lapping or sucking fluids.
Bee Fly - Aldrichia sp.12/16/2014
Bee Fly - Anthrax sp.12/22/2014
Bee Fly - Bombylius major12/16/2014
Bee Fly - Lepidophora lepidocera12/19/2014
Bee Fly - Poecilanthrax willistonii12/22/2014
Bee Fly - Systoechus vulgaris12/16/2014
Bee Fly - Villa sp.12/16/2014
Black Scavenger Fly - Nemopoda nitidula12/26/2014
Blue Blow Fly - Calliphora vicina12/16/2014
Blue Bottle Fly - Calliphora vomitoria12/16/2014
Cluster Fly - Pollenia sp.12/16/2014
Common Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia sericata12/16/2014
Cool Weather Mosquito - Culiseta incidens12/16/2014
Crane Flies - Infraorder Tipulomorpha12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Epiphragma fasciapenne12/22/2014
Crane Fly - Epiphragma solatrix12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Erioptera cana12/22/2014
Crane Fly - Gnophomyia tristissima12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Tipula (Platytipula) paterifera12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Tipula bicornis12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Tipula dorsimacula12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Tipula furca12/16/2014
Crane Fly - Tipula submaculata12/22/2014
Deer Fly - Chrysops callidus12/22/2014
Deer Fly - Chrysops calvus12/22/2014
Drain Fly / Moth Fly - Clogmia albipunctata12/22/2014
Dryomyzid Fly - Dryomyza sp.12/16/2014
Dung Flies - Family Scathophagidae12/16/2014
Family Asilidae - Robber Flies12/19/2014
Family Bombyliidae - Bee Flies12/16/2014
Family Calliphoridae - Blow, Bottle, Cluster and Screwworm Flies 12/16/2014
Family Conopidae: Thick-Headed Flies12/16/2014
Family Syrphidae - Toxomerus species12/16/2014
Family Syrphidae: Hover Flies, Flower Flies12/16/2014
Family Tabanidae - Horse and Deer Flies12/16/2014
Family Tachinidae - Tachinid Flies12/22/2014
Family Tephritidae - Fruit Flies12/16/2014
Flesh Fly - Bellieria sp12/16/2014
Flesh Fly - Sarcophaga sp.12/16/2014
Flies of North America - Order Diptera12/26/2014
Flies of North America - Orphan Species12/16/2014
Flies of North America Index04/20/2015
Fruit Fly - Euaresta aequalis12/22/2014
Fruit Fly - Procecidochares atra12/22/2014
Giant Robber Fly - Promachus sp.12/16/2014
Golden Syrphid Fly - Caliprobola pulchra12/16/2014
Heleomyzid Fly - Suillia sp.12/16/2014
Horse Fly - Hybomitra sp.12/22/2014
Horse Fly - Stonemyia tranquilla12/22/2014
Horse Fly - Tabanus sulcifrons12/22/2014
Hover Fly - Metasyrphus americanus12/19/2014
Hybotid Dance Fly - Platypalpus sp.12/22/2014
Inland Floodwater Mosquito - Aedes vexans12/19/2014
Long-Legged Fly - Dolichopus sp.12/22/2014
Long-Tailed Dance Fly - Rhamphomyia longicauda12/16/2014
Longlegged Fly - Condylostylus species12/16/2014
March Fly - Dilopus sp.12/22/2014
Marsh Flies - Family Sciomyzidae12/16/2014
Midge - Family Chironomidae12/22/2014
Mosquitoes: A Rogue's Gallery12/22/2014
North American Insects and Spiders / Tree Encyclopedia02/17/2015
North American Insects and Spiders / Tree Encyclopedia03/08/2015
Ornate Snipe Fly - Chrysolpolis ornatus12/16/2014
Picture Winged Fly - Callopistromyia strigula12/22/2014
Picture-winged Fly - Delphinia picta12/16/2014
Picture-winged Fly - Tritoxa incurva12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Cerotainia albipilosa12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Dioctria hyalipennis12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Efferia aestuans12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Holcocephala abdominalis12/16/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria canis12/16/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria flavicollis12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria grossa12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria index12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria sericea12/19/2014
Robber Fly - Laphria thoracica12/22/2014
Robber Fly - Leptogaster sp.12/19/2014
Robber Fly - Tolmerus species12/16/2014
Root Maggot Fly - Family Anthomyiidae12/16/2014
Rust Fly - Loxocera cylindrica12/16/2014
Signal Flies - Family Platystomatidae12/16/2014
Snipe Fly - Chrysopilus sp.12/22/2014
Snipe Fly - Rhagio mystaceus12/22/2014
Soldier Fly - Actina viridis12/16/2014
Soldier Fly - Nemotelus kansensis12/19/2014
Soldier Fly - Sargus decorus12/19/2014
Soldier Fly - Stratiomys barbata12/19/2014
Stable Fly - Stomoxys calcitrans12/16/2014
Stilt-legged Fly - Family Micropezidae12/22/2014
Sunflower Maggot Fly - Strauzia longipennis12/22/2014
Syrphid Fly - Eristalis anthophorina12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Eristalis arbustorum12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Eristalis sp.12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Helophilus sp.12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Mallota sp.12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Sericomyia lata12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Spilomyia fusca12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Spilomyia longicornis12/26/2014
Syrphid Fly - Syritta pipiens12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Temnostoma sp.12/22/2014
Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus politus12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Tropidia quadrata12/16/2014
Syrphid Fly - Volucella bombylans12/16/2014
Tachinid Flies - Peleteria species12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Adejeania vexatrix12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Archytas sp.12/19/2014
Tachinid Fly - Cylindromyia sp.12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Gymnocheta sp.12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Gymnoclytia sp.12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Gymnosoma fuliginosa12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Juriniopsis sp.12/16/2014
Tachinid Fly - Trichopoda pennipes12/22/2014
Tachinid Fly - Hystricia abrupta12/16/2014
Thick-Headed Fly - Physocephala furcillata12/16/2014
Transverse Flower Fly - Eristalis transversa12/22/2014
Deer Fly Eyes
Deer Fly Chrysops calvus
Flies of North America - Order Diptera. Flies are prevalent in virtually all habitats, with over 16,000 species in North America. Flies can be distinguished from all other insects in that they only have one pair of normal wings. The other pair has evolved into small ball-like structures called halteres. Most flies have compound eyes and mouthparts adapted for piercing, lapping or sucking fluids.
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