Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Empididae? - Syneches simplex

Empididae? - Syneches simplex
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
June 23, 2007
Size: ~ 4 mm
Another small fly (Empididae?). Very similar to my previous post except slightly larger and a bit darker colored.

Moved from Syneches.

The photo of a Dance Fly of mine that Eric ID'd had a huge humped pronotum, large eyes and a tapering, long abdomen. It was much larger, but the gestalt of it is the same. It's actually my first Bugguide post:

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.