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THE PATTERN OF FLIES
THE LIFEHISTORY OF FLIES
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abdomen acalyptrate actively adapted adult flies African Agromyzidae animals antennae appearance aquatic larvae Asilidae attack bats bee-flies bees behaviour birds biting black-flies blood bloodsucking blow-flies body Bombyliidae Brachycera breed Calliphora carnivorous Cecidomyiidae Chapter Chironomidae Chloropidae Chrysops crane-flies Cyclorrhapha decaying developed Diptera disease Dolichopodidae dung egg-laying eggs emerge Empididae Empids Ephydridae evolution evolutionary evolved eyes families of flies female flight flowers genera genus gnats habit habitats head Hippoboscidae horse-flies host hover-flies hovering insects known large numbers larvae larvae feed larvae live legs Lucilia maggot males mammals mandibles mating midges mosquitoes mouthparts Muscidae Mycetophilidae Nematocera nests non-biting Nycteribiidae organic oxygen parasites perhaps Phorids piercing plants prey primitive proboscis pupae pupal pupate robber-flies seen Simulium skin soil sometimes species spiracles stage Stratiomyidae Streblidae sub-family suck surface swarms Syrphid Syrphidae Tabanidae Tabanus terrestrial thorax tion tissues tropical Trypetidae tsetse-flies vegetation wasps wings