Flies 101– Types and Diversity

types of flies

Types of Flies: True flies are insects of the order Diptera. The name is derived from the Greek δι- di- “two”, and πτερόν pteron “wings”. Insects of this order use only a single pair of wings to fly. The hind wings have evolved into advanced mechanosensory organs known as halteres. They act as high-speed sensors of rotational movement and allow dipterans to perform advanced aerobatics. Diptera is a large […]

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