Flies

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Bottle Fly

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Green bottle fly adult. Note shiny metallic body.
Green bottle fly maggot. Head is the smaller end of the body.
Green bottle fly breathing openings on rear of body. Note three parallel slits

Fruit fly

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Fruit fly full body view.
Fruit fly

Fungus gnat fly

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Dark-winged fungus gnat whole body size compared to 0.5mm pencil lead
Dark-winged fungus gnat head. Note how eyes wrap around the back of the antennae.
Dark-winged fungus gnat wing veination pattern.

House fly

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House fly adult
House fly adult
House fly maggot with size reference

Midge fly

Adult midge. Males have very featherlike antennae.
Male midge showing close-up of featherlike antennae.

Phorid fly

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Phorid fly adult. Note enlarged basal segment of hind leg on this specimen
Phorid fly adult. Note humpbacked appearance on this species