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    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    image of greenbottle fly on carcass

    Blow Flies (Bottle Flies)

    About 84 species in North America.
    image of a Flower Fly on a flower

    Flower Flies (Syrphids)

    Nearly 900 species in North America
    image of Horse Fly on tree trunk

    Horse and Deer Flies

    Tabanus, Chrysops, and related genera
    Large crane fly perched on a white-painted surface, side view

    Large Crane Flies

    More than 500 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Midges

    Nearly 1,100 species in North America
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    Mydas Flies

    About 80 species in North America
    Photo of a robber fly, genus Ommatius, perched on a wall.
    Tachinid fly visiting a mint flower

    Parasitic Flies (Tachinid Flies)

    About 1,350 species in North America north of Mexico
    Peacock fly resting on a thistle leaf

    Peacock Flies (Tephritid Fruit Flies)

    About 300 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Picture-Winged Flies

    About 130 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Robber Flies

    More than 1,000 species in North America
    Virginia flower fly resting on a concrete surface

    Yellowjacket Hover Fly

    Milesia virginiensis