False Peacock Fly adult (image - I. Lindsey)
False Peacock Fly
Chaetorellia  succinea

Most  flies are our friends, like this pretty False Peacock Fly. She helps to control a weed called the yellow star thistle. Good insects are called "beneficials" and are often used to control weeds and other pests in the environment. Many flying insects that look like wasps, bees, or big mosquitoes are really just flies.

Click the links below for more info about flies:
The Diptera Site Mutant Flies

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