Diptera

Species are listed below . Please bear with us whilst this page loads lots of thumbs. Diptera are a huge group of many thousands of insects . To help navigate the site more effectively we have categorised the matrix below by each family most commonly found in the in the UK . Click on each thumnail to search for species within the Family. Eg Syrphidae = Hoverflies . To learn more about Insects visit the Insect Anatomy and Life Cycles Page as well as Dragons and Damsel Flies Still Fascinated click on the Link about Hover Fliesand other pages this section is constantly being updated.To visit the external links below on this page on Insects click this Link . This page will evolve into matrices EG: Hovers, Sawflies, Bugs, Bees , Wasps, Bees Shieldbugs ,Miridae. , Sawflies , Robber flies , Tachnid Flies etc as species are photographed and become available. Articles intoroducing groups as follows are also available EG: Hovers, Sawflies, Bugs, Bees , Wasps, Bees Shieldbugs , Robber flies. An outline of Insect Orders can be found below - Classification. We welcome any submissions
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DIPTERA by Fanilies


Asilidae
Robberflies


 

Bibionidae -
March Flies




Bombyliidae
Bee Flies

 


 

Calliphoridae-
Blowflies

 

 

Chironomidae -
Midges

Chloropidae -
Frit/
Grass flies

Conopidae -
Thick headed Flies



Dolichopodidae
- Long Legged Flies

Empididae
- Dance Flies

Muscidae -
House / Stable flies



Opomyzidae -
Cereal / Grass Flies

 

 

Psychodidae -
Moth / Owl Flies  


 


Rust Flies
Psilidae


Rhagonidae -
Snipe/DownlookerFlies

Rhinophoridae -
Woodlouse Flies

 

 


Sarophagidae -
Flesh Flies


 

Scathophagidae -
Dung Flies

Sciaridae -
Fungus Gnats

 All About Hover Flies

Sciomyzidae-
Marsh/Snail killing Flies

Sepsidae -
Ensign Flies,

 

Stratiomyidae-
Soldier Flies

Syrphidae
- Hoverflies


Tachinidae
- Tachnid Flies


 
Tephritae -
Fruit Flies


 
Tipulidae -
Craneflies