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 Crane Fly clinging to a twig

    Crane Flies

    There are over 500 species of crane flies in North America.
    image of a Feather-Legged Fly

    Feather-Legged Flies

    Trichopoda spp.
    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
    image of a Mydas Fly

    Mydas Flies

    About 80 species in North America
    image of Robber Fly

    Robber Flies

    More than 1,000 species in North America

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
image of Plume Moth on blade of grass

Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico