Flies

For a change of pace around here.   These were photographed last weekend in Brownfield Woods in Urbana, Illinois.

Micropezidae
A micropezid fly guards a prime patch of bird poop

A scuttle fly (Phoridae) on a mushroom
A scuttle fly (Phoridae) on a mushroom
Chrysopils sp. (Rhagionidae)
Chrysopilus sp. (Rhagionidae)
Long-legged fly (Dolichopodidae)
Long-legged fly (Dolichopodidae)

If any of you Diptera-inclined folk can give me more specific identifications I’d really appreciate it.

2 thoughts on “Flies”

  1. Dr. D. W. Webb

    The Rhagionidae is Chrysopilus thoracicus (Fabricius)

    The Micropezidae is Rainieria antennaepes (Say)

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