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Fly Attracted to Lights - Bibio townesi - female
Fly Attracted to Lights - Bibio townesi - Female
Near Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia, USA
July 23, 2005
Identified to genus with the help of the nice folks at diptera.info.

Pink-fringed Dolichomia Moth - Hypsopygia
Pink-fringed Dolichomia Moth - Hypsopygia
Stafford, Stafford County, Virginia, USA
September 22, 2005
Came to porch light. Hodges #5530 - Dolichomia binodulalis with mites?

Fallen Soldier - Danaus gilippus
Fallen Soldier - Danaus gilippus
Chandler, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
September 24, 2005
Size: 2 inches

Master's Dart - Feltia herilis
Master's Dart - Feltia herilis
Stafford, Stafford County, Virginia, USA
September 23, 2005
Came to UV light. Image too dark so it has been brightened to show more detail. Used guide page, images in guide and MPG for ID. Correction appreciated.

orange fly with spikes - Hystricia abrupta
orange fly with spikes - Hystricia abrupta
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
September 24, 2005
Size: 1/2 inch approx
This fly was way up on a vine so my hubby took this photo. Neither of us has ever seen one like this before.

Jo

Tiger Moth - Apantesis phalerata
Tiger Moth - Apantesis phalerata
Stafford, Stafford County, Virginia, USA
September 24, 2005
Came to UV light. Refused to show the HW. Flew off, never to be seen again. :(

red-banded hairstreak? - Calycopis cecrops
red-banded hairstreak? - Calycopis cecrops
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
September 24, 2005
Size: about 10 mm

painted lady - Vanessa cardui
painted lady - Vanessa cardui
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
September 20, 2005

fly
fly
Windsor, essex, Ontario, Canada
September 20, 2005
Size: 5-6mm approx
just a cooperative fly I shot the other day. Can anybody narrow it down for me? Click on the photo to see a bigger version.

Cheers,

Russ

bee - Melissodes
bee - Melissodes
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
September 23, 2005
Size: about 12 mm
feeding on blue mist flower