Family of flies, the Mydas flies.
Delhi Sands Flower-loving Fly
Information from Wikipedia on this fly, Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis, found only in one area of California, which is on the endangered species list.
Photographs of flies in this family found in North America, provided by BugGuide.
Mydas clavatus: Mydas Fly
Photograph and information on this species.
Information from Wikipedia on this family of large flies, the Mydidae, many of which mimic wasps in appearance.
Mydidae (Diptera: Asiloidea)
Detailed information, including morphology, life history, and phylogeny, with bibliography and links.
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