Category Archives: Mydidae

Mydas flies. About 340 species in the warmer parts of world. Flower feeding adults often perch on vegetation or on ground. Entomophagous larvae found in soil, rotten logs, stumps, nests of fungus ants.

Magnificently Monstrous Muscomorphs

I suppose tiger beetles have gotten more than their fair share of attention here lately, so for this post I thought I’d highlight insects of a completely different group – flies! Admittedly, as a coleopterist, I tend to view flies … Continue reading

Posted in Asilidae, Bombyliidae, Diptera, Mydidae | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments