Family of flies, the net-winged midges.
Information from Wikipedia on this family of flies, often called the net-winged midges, the larvae of which live in flowing water.
Photographs of flies in this family found in North America, provided by BugGuide.
In Praise of Blackflies
Illustrated article by William Amos on these insects, particularly their interesting larvae which can be found living precariously in fast-moving brooks.
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