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''Bibio marci'' or St. Mark's fly is a fly from the family Bibionidae. Their common name comes from the fact that the adults...More
The blue bottle fly or bottlebee is a common blow-fly found in most areas of the world and is the type species for the genus ''Calliphora''.
''Calliphora vicina'' is a member of the family Calliphoridae, which includes blow-flies and bottle flies. These flies are important...More
The common green bottle fly is a blow-fly found in most areas of the world, and the most well-known of the numerous green bottle fly species. It is 10–14 mm...More
''Delia antiqua'', commonly known as the onion fly, is a cosmopolitan pest of crops. The larvae or maggots feed on onions, garlic...More
''Eristalis pertinax'' is a European hoverfly, also known as the drone fly. Like ''Eristalis tenax'', the larva...More
''Drosophila melanogaster'' is a species of Diptera, or the order of flies, in the family Drosophilidae. The species is known generally...More
The Dune Robberfly is a dark grey robberfly. The markings on top are variable, but the legs are black, with a variable number of small brownish patches....More
''E. aestuans'' is a member of the Asilidae family. It ranges from Ontario and New Hampshire south into Florida and New Mexico. It...More
''Empis opaca'' is a species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. It is found in most of Europe, except the Balkan Peninsula...More
''Empis tessellata'' is a large species of dance fly, in the fly family Empididae. In the United Kingdom, Adults can be seen from...More
''Epistrophe eligans'' is a European species of hoverfly.
''Eristalis arbustorum'' is a European species of hoverfly. The size of the coloured patches on the abdomen varies with larval rearing...More
''Helophilus pendulus'' is a European hoverfly. Its scientific name means "dangling sun-lover" . It is a very common species...More
The housefly , ''Musca domestica'', is a fly of the suborder Cyclorrhapha. It is the most common of all domestic flies, accounting...More
''Lipoptena cervi'', the deer ked or deer fly, is a species of biting fly in the family of louse flies, Hippoboscidae. These flies...More
''Lucilia caesar'' is a member of the fly family Calliphoridae commonly known as a blow flies. ''L. caesar'' is...More
''Episyrphus balteatus'', sometimes called the marmalade hoverfly, is a relatively small hoverfly of the Syrphidae family, widespread...More
''Musca autumnalis'', the ''face fly'' or ''autumn house-fly'', is a pest of cattle and horses
''Myathropa florea'' is a very common European and North African species of hoverfly. Adults may be seen on flowers from May to September....More
Mesembrina meridiana is a species of fly, sometimes known as the noon fly. It is widespread and common between late April and late October, particularly...More
''Platycheirus albimanus'', is a common species of hoverfly. It is found in most parts of Britain and Europe. The larvae feed on aphids....More
''Platycheirus scutatus'', is a very common species of hoverfly. It is found in many parts of Britain and Europe. The...More
''Sarcophaga carnaria'' or the common flesh fly is a European species of flesh fly.