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huters of mid-flight insects; long legs for catching, strong proboscis; hairs to protect eyes
large flies with a thin proboscis; nectar feeders; 2 distinct larval stages; worm-like larvae crawl into burrow of solitary wasp, eats stored pollen, then becomes a maggot, eats wasp young, then metamorphoses, leaves
mosquitoes; small, delicate flies; long legs, antennae, long, thin wings; many are ancient;
___ --> hatches into grub --> ___ --> pupates --> ___
egg --> ___ --> grows, sheds skin ---> ___ --> adult fly
larva with complete head and horizontally biting mandibles; pupa obtect, generally free, antennae of adults usually many segmented; pleural suture of mesothorax generally straight
larva with incomplete head and vertically biting mandibles; pupa obtect, generally free; antennae of adult generally three segmented; pleural suture of mesothorax twice bent
larva with vestigial head; pupa exarate, usually in a puparium; antennae of adult with three segments; pleural suture twice bent; head with frontal lunule and a ptilinum
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