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Flies (Diptera)


I've not started adding these systematically yet but as I come across new ones or individuals that have provided ID challenges I will add them in an ad hoc manner. I have much more material to add here in a more systematic way when I get time...


Family Tipulidae (long-palped craneflies)

Nephrotoma cornicina Nephrotoma cornicina Tipula lunata Tipula lunata

Nephrotoma cornicina Tipula lunata


Family Pediciidae (hairy-eyed craneflies)

Tricyphona immaculata Tricyphona immaculata Tricyphona immaculata Tricyphona immaculata

Tricyphona immaculata Tricyphona immaculata


Family Limoniidae (short-palped craneflies)

Ormosia lineata Symplecta stictica Limnophila schranki Limonia nigropunctata

Limnophila schranki Limonia nigropunctata


Family Bibionidae (St Mark's flies)

Bibio varipes Bibio hortulanus Bibio hortulanus Bibio hortulanus

Bibio varipes Bibio hortulanus


Family Mycethophilidae (fungus gnats)

Boletina gripha Boletina gripha Boletina gripha Boletina gripha

Boletina gripha Boletina gripha


Family Sciaridae (dark-winged fungus gnats)

Schwenckfeldina carbonaria Schwenckfeldina carbonaria

Schwenckfeldina carbonaria Schwenckfeldina carbonaria


Family Cecidomyiidae (gall midges)

Parallelodiplosis galliperda

Parallelodiplosis galliperda


Family Psychodidae (moth flies)

probable Boreoclytocerus ocellaris Pericoma nubila Philosepedon humeralis Psychoda sigma

probable Boreoclytocerus ocellaris Philosepedon humeralis


Family Trichoceridae (winter gnats)

Trichocera annulata Trichocera annulata Trichocera annulata Trichocera annulata

Trichocera annulata Trichocera annulata


Family Anisopodidae (wood gnats)

Sylvicola fenestralis

Sylvicola fenestralis


Family Ptychopteridae (fold-winged craneflies)

Ptychoptera contaminata Ptychoptera contaminata Ptychoptera lacustris Ptychoptera lacustris

Ptychoptera contaminata Ptychoptera lacustris


Family Chironomidae (non-biting midges)

Chironomus plumosus Chironomus plumosus Chironomus plumosus

Chironomus plumosus Chironomus plumosus


Family Stratiomyidae (soldierflies)

Beris chalybata Beris chalybata Microchrysa polita Microchrysa polita

Beris chalybata Microchrysa polita


Family Empididae (dagger flies)

Rhamphomyia sp. Melanogaster hirtella Melanogaster hirtella

Rhamphomyia sp. Melanogaster hirtella


Family Phoridae (scuttle flies)

Megaselia latifemorata Megaselia latifemorata Megaselia latifemorata Megaselia latifemorata

Megaselia latifemorata Megaselia latifemorata


Family Syrphidae (hoverflies)

Eupeodes latifasciatus Cheilosia impressa Chrysogaster solstitialis Xylota sylvarum

Eupeodes latifasciatus Cheilosia impressa


Family Pallopteridae (flutter flies/trembling-winged flies)

Palloptera umbellatarum Palloptera umbellatarum

Palloptera umbellatarum Palloptera umbellatarum


Family Tephritidae (picture-winged/fruit flies)

Rhagoletis alternata Rhagoletis alternata Trypeta zoe Trypeta zoe

Rhagoletis alternata Trypeta zoe


Family Agromyzidae (leaf-miner flies)

Amauromyza labiatarum Amauromyza labiatarum leaf-mine Amauromyza labiatarum pupa probable Agromyza idaeiana

Amauromyza labiatarum probable Agromyza idaeiana


Family Opomyzidae

Opomyza germinationis Opomyza germinationis Geomyza tripunctata Geomyza tripunctata

Opomyza germinationis Geomyza tripunctata


Family Chloropidae (grass flies)

Thaumatomyia hallandica Thaumatomyia hallandica Thaumatomyia hallandica Thaumatomyia hallandica

Thaumatomyia hallandica Thaumatomyia hallandica


Family Drosophilidae (fruit flies)

Drospophila suzukii

Drospophila suzukii


Family Hippoboscidae (louse flies)

Lipoptena cervi Lipoptena cervi Lipoptena cervi Lipoptena cervi

Lipoptena cervi Lipoptena cervi


Family Scathophagidae (dungflies)

Scathophaga furcata Scathophaga furcata Scathophaga furcata

Scathophaga furcata Scathophaga furcata


Family Anthomyiidae (root-maggot flies)

Pegomya winthemi Pegomya winthemi Hylemya vagans Hylemya vagans

Pegomya winthemi Hylemya vagans


Family Muscidae (house flies)

Helina evecta Helina impuncta Phaonia valida Polietes meridionalis

Helina impuncta Polietes meridionalis


Family Calliphoridae (blow flies)

Calliphora vicina Calliphora vicina Calliphora vicina Calliphora vicina

Calliphora vicina Calliphora vicina


Family Tachinidae (parasitic flies)

Gymnocheta viridis Gymnocheta viridis Gymnocheta viridis Gymnocheta viridis

Gymnocheta viridis Gymnocheta viridis