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True Flies, Robber Flies and Tabanid Flies

DIPTERA - BRACHYCERA
This room displays image of House Flies, Flower Flies, Fruit Flies, Fresh Flies, Robber Flies, Tabanid Flies etc. etc. and their relatives.
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Unidentified Flower Fly. photo: 09/2001, Néouvielle, France.
Epistrophe balteata [1]. or Hoso-Hirata-Abu <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2002, Tokyo, Japan. Unidentified Fly, kurobae <Calliphoridae>. photo: 04/2002, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Fly. photo: 05/2002, Tokyo, Japan. A Flesh Fly, Senchi Nikubae or Boettcherisca peregrina <Sarcophagidae>. photo: 06/2002, Tokyo, Japan. Promachus yesonicus (robber fly), or Shioya Abu (30mm) <Asilidae>. photo: 08/2002, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified. photo: 09/2002, Sabah, Malaysia. Unidentified Fly. photo: 05/2003, Nagano, Japan. Unidentified Robber Fly. <Asilidae - Asilinae>. photo: 05/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Bibio tenebrosus (F), or Haguro Kebae <Bibionidae>. photo: 05/2003, Tokyo, Japan. A Robber Fly, or Neoitamus sp. probably <Asilidae>. photo: 06/2003, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified Fly. photo: 06/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Fly. photo: 06/2003, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified Fly [1][2] <Dolichopodidae>. photo: 06/2003, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified Fly. photo: 06/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Robber Fly <Asilidae>. photo: 07/2003, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified (Blood-sucking) Fly. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia.
A Fly, Bekko-Bae or Dryomyza sp. <Dryomyzidae>. photo: 07/2003, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Fly. photo: 08/2004, Voltzberg, Suriname.
Unidentified Fly [1][2]. photo: 08/2004, Powaka, Suriname.
A Fruit Fly [1], Misuji Mibae or Zeugodacus scutellatus <Trypetidae>. photo: 12/2004, Tokyo, Japan.

Epistrophe balteata [2][3][4]. or Hoso-Hirata-Abu <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan A Flower Fly, Kuro Hirata-abu or Cheilosia sp. <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Kanagawa, Japan.
A Flower Fly [1][2][3], Namihoshi Hirata-abu or Eupeodes bucculatus, probably <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Flower Fly [1][2], Ashibuto Hanaabu or Helophilus virgatus <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Flower Fly, Hime Hirata-abu or Sphaerophoria sp. <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Flower Fly, Futasuji Hirata-abu or Dasysyrphus bilineatus. <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Flower Fly, Higenaga Hanaabu or Chrysotoxum sp., probably <syrphidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Fly, Kuroobi Hanabae or Anthomyia illocata <Anthomyiidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Flower Fly, Shima Ashibuto Hanaabu or Mesembrius flavipes <syrphidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Flower Fly <syrphidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Flower Fly, Oo Hanaabu or Phytomia zonata <syrphidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified. photo: 06/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Robber Fly. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan Unidentified. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan Unidentified. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan

Unidentified. photo: 06/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified. photo: 06/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
A Flower Fly, Oo Hime Hirata Abu or Allograpta iavana <Syrphidae>. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan.

Unidentified Hover Fly. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.
A Thick-Headed Fly <Conopidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.
Cattle Louse Fly [1] or Hippobosca rufipes <Hippoboscidae>. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.

A Bee Fly <Bombyliidae> probably. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia. An unidentified Flower Fly <syrphidae>. photo: 09/2005, Walvis Bay, Namibia. Cattle Louse Fly [2] or Hippobosca rufipes <Hippoboscidae>. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia.

Unidentified. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia. Unidentified. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified. photo: 04/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Tachinid Fly [1][2], Sesuji Hari-Bae or Echinomyia mikado <Tachinidae>. photo: 04/2006, Yamaguchi, Japan. Epistrophe balteata [5] or Hoso-Hirata-Abu <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2006, Yamaguchi, Japan A Flower Fly, Tsumaki Oo Hirataabu or Dideoides coquilletti <Syrphidae>. photo: 04/2006, Yamaguchi, Japan.

A Flower Fly [1][2], Shirosuji Naga Hanaabu or Milesia undulata <Syrphidae>. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. A Tachinid Fly [2], Sesuji Hari-Bae or Echinomyia mikado <Tachinidae>. photo: 05/2006, Oita, Japan. Unidentified. photo: 05/2006, Tokyo, Japan.

An unidentified Black Scavenger Fly <Sepsidae>. photo: 06/2006, Tokyo, Japan.
A Fruit Fly [2][3], Misuji Mibae or Zeugodacus scutellatus <Trypetidae>. photo: 03/2007, Tokyo, Japan. A Flower Fly [1][2], Kiberi Hirataabu or Xanthogramma sapporense <Syrphidae - Syrphinae>. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan.

Unidentified. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan.
A Flower Fly [1][2][3], Shima Hanaabu or Eristalinus cerealis <Syrphidae - Milesiinae>. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan. A Tsetse Fly <Glossinidae>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon.

A Stalk-eyed Fly <Diopsidae>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. A Flower Fly[6], Epistrophe balteata or Hoso-Hirata-Abu <syrphidae>. photo: 03/2008, Tokyo, Japan. A Flower Fly [3], Ashibuto Hanaabu or Helophilus virgatus <syrphidae>. photo: 04/2008, Tokyo, Japan.

A Robber Fly, or Neoitamus sp. <Asilidae>. photo: 05/2008, Tokyo, Japan.
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