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Midges Flies and Mosquitoes: Diptera

Physical Characteristics, Habitat, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Dipterans And People, Conservation StatusGEOGRAPHIC RANGE

YELLOW FEVER MOSQUITO (Aedes aegypti): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
STALK-EYED FLY (Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
TSETSE FLY (Glossina palpalis): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
SPIDER BAT FLY (Basilia falcozi): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
BIG BLACK HORSE FLY (Tabanus punctifer): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY (Ceratitis capitata): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
EUROPEAN MARSH CRANE FLY (Tipula paludosa): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Flies, midges, and mosquitoes are found on all continents including Antarctica. There are about 124,000 species of flies worldwide, with about 5,127 species in the United States and Canada.

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Animal Life ResourceInsects and Spiders