"By catching one of these flies, and pressing the thorax between the finger and thumb, it is forced…
"Ox Botfly. a.-- larva, full grown, natural size; b,-- pupa; c.-- perfect insect. Botfly, Gadfly, and…
A cicada is an insect of the order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorrhyncha, in the superfamily Cicadoidea,…
Nymph (4th stage) of cicada.
The fly has one pair of wings and sucking mouth parts.
"In these the head is generally of considerable size, and is furnished with a pair of large, compressed…
A small fly.
An Asilid fly of the Erax bastardi species; larva.
An Asilid fly of the Erax bastardi species; adult.
An Asilid fly of the Erax bastardi species; pupa.
Common flesh-fly of the Sarcophaga carnaria species.
Exorista flavicauda species, yellow-tailed Tachinid.
Nemorea leucaniae species, Tachinid on cut-worms; larva.
Nemorea leucaniae species, Tachinid on cut-worms; adult.
Nemorea leucaniae species, Tachinid on cut-worms; pupa.
Screw-worm of the Lucilia macellaria species; larva.
Screw-worm of the Lucilia macellaria species; pupa.
Screw-worm of the Lucilia macellaria species; adult.
The blow-fly of the Calliphora vomitoria species.
Lydella doryphorae species, Tachinid on potato-beetle.
A pomace fly of the Drosophila species; larva.
A pomace fly of the Drosophila species; adult.
A group of insects belonging to the order Hymenoptera, and distinguished by the peculiar confirmation…
A fly that eats other flies.
An illustration of a single fly larva.
"Larva, pupa, and adult of blue-bottle fly (Musca vomitoria)." -Thomson, 1916
"The Hessian Fly (Cecidiomya destructor). a, the adult; b, larva; c, pupa; d, larvae in position on…
An illustration of an apple-worm fly.
Systaechus oreas species; larva.
Systaechus oreas species; detail of larva.
Systaechus oreas species; adult.
Systaechus oreas species; pupa.
The biting fly is also known as the bee killer fly.
"Blow Fly is the name popularly given to such two winged flies as deposit eggs in the flesh of animals,…
Two winged fly.
"They carry the air required for their respiration in a space left for this purpose between the wings…
"a, eggs of the Breeze-fly; b, the same magnified; c, larva, or bot; d, chrysalis; e, perfect insect;…
A caddice-fly larva.
An adult caddice-fly
A small black dipterous insect bred in cheese.
Piophila casei. Similar to the house-fly in appearance, but much smaller, and the only way to protect…
In the Crane Fly, only the front pair of wings is present.
"The tipulidae have the proboscis short, terminated by a pair of fleshy lips, inclosing two bristles."…
Large flies with many-jointed, slender, thread-like antennae and scarcely shorter maxillary palpi.
A May fly. So called because however long they may live in the larva state, in their perfect form they…
An illustration of a dung fly.
A female fruit fly.
A fmale fruit fly.
An illustration of a flesh fly.
An illustration of a forest fly which is also known as a bird tick.
The Common Fruit Fly (Drosophila melanogaster) is an insect in the Drosophilidae family. The species…
An oak gall-fly.
An illustration of a greenbottle flesh fly.
The Hessian-fly of the Cecidomyia destructor species; On the left, a healthy stalk of wheat, and on…
Now known as Mayetiola destructor: "Hessian Fly (Cecidomyia destructor). a, larva; b, pupa; c, infested…
This insect derives its common name from the fact that it seems to prefer clustering in great numbers…
Larva of horn-fly.
Pupa of horn-fly.