Explore Beneficial Insects, Pest Control, and more!

Explore related topics

family sepsidae - Black Scavenger Flies. Small, shining blackish flies, sometimes with a reddish tinge; spherical head; abdomen narrowed at the base. Many species have a dark spot along the costal margin of the wing near the tip.

Small, shining blackish flies, sometimes with a reddish tinge; abdomen narrowed at the base. Many species have a dark spot along the costal margin of the wing near the tip.

Anoplura(sucking lice): are also parasites of mammals and birds, have sucking mouthparts, as name suggests

Anoplura (sucking lice) Parasites of mammals and birds. Have sucking mouthparts. Measure less than in long. Single powerful claw on each leg.

Cercopidae(froghoppers, spittlebugs) order Homoptera  - nymphs produce a solution of frothed plant sap for protection(hence the name spittlebug) - adults jump, often have red and black, but can be brown

Cercopidae(froghoppers, spittlebugs) order Homoptera - nymphs produce a solution of frothed plant sap for protection(hence the name spittlebug) - adults jump, often have red and black, but can be brown

Family Calliphoridae - Blow Flies - Green Bottle Fly - Lucilia

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

Family Culicidae - Mosquitoes - Mosquito - Ochlerotatus fitchii

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

1. Aeshnidae(darners) order Odonata - eyes meet at back of head, unlike gomphids and lybellulids, most are large - beneficial to humans in the way that they prey on mosquitoes, and are voracious eaters

Aeshnidae(darners) order Odonata - eyes meet at back of head, unlike gomphids and lybellulids, most are large - beneficial to humans in the way that they prey on mosquitoes, and are voracious eaters

Family Ptychopteridae - Phantom Crane Flies - Ptychoptera quadrifasciata - female

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

2. Gomphidae(clubtail) order Odonota - are recognized by their 'clubbed' abdomen - like aeshnids, gomphids are voracious predators of mosquitos and other small insects

Gomphidae (clubtail) Recognized by their 'clubbed' abdomen - like aeshnids, gomphids are voracious predators of mosquitos and other small insects.

Family Sarcophagidae - Flesh Flies

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

Bactrocera fruitfly ♂ | by PF T.J.

Bactrocera fruitfly ♂ | by PF T.J.

16. Gelastocoridae(toad bugs) order Hemiptera - riparian predators, catch prey by hopping on them  - have warty appearance, just like a toad, very small, can be white or grey

Gelastocoridae(toad bugs) order Hemiptera - riparian predators, catch prey by hopping on them - have warty appearance, just like a toad, very small, can be white or grey

Family Sciomyzidae - Marsh Flies - Marsh Fly - Tetanocera plebeja - male - female

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

drone fly - Eristalis tenax - female family syrphidae (hover flies)

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

Family Tipulidae - Large Crane Flies

An online resource devoted to North American insects, spiders and their kin, offering identification, images, and information.

Narcissus Bulb Fly by SQUIRREL400 -   photographingsquirrels.com, via Flickr

Narcissus Bulb Fly by SQUIRREL400 - photographingsquirrels.com, via Flickr

Pinterest
Search