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[beeflies2]Bee-flies


[spottedcranefly1]Crane-Flies

Rather leggy flies commonly called daddy-long-legs. Legs readily break off when handled. Many are only mosquito-sized, but all can be recognised by the V-shaped thoracic suture and the lack of ocelli.


[vbombylans1]Hoverflies

A Family of about 5000 species, with hovering and darting flight. Body shape very variable. Many mimic bees and wasps.



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