image of Bee Fly on leaf

    Bee Flies

    About 800 species in North America
    Photo of a female scorpionfly perched on a leaf.
    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
    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
    Photo of a picture-winged fly

    Picture-Winged Flies

    About 130 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Robber Fly

    Robber Flies

    More than 1,000 species in North America
    image of a Stilt-Legged Fly on a leaf

    Stilt-Legged Flies

    About 30 species in North America north of Mexico
    Virginia flower fly resting on a concrete surface

    Yellowjacket Hover Fly

    Milesia virginiensis