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
    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 a Stilt-Legged Fly on a leaf

    Stilt-Legged Flies

    About 30 species in North America north of Mexico