Driftless Prairies: Native Habitat Restoration

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Dolichopodidae (Long-legged Flies)

AKA Long-headed Flies

There are about 7,000 species worldwide of this delicate-looking fly. Most of them are a beautiful metallic green but like everything in the Diptera world, there are exceptions. The larvae of this family live in the soil and under bark and are predatory.

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