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True Fly Family Dixidae

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Juvenile Biology

The larvae live and feed in the surface film. This explains why the one I collected and photographed was difficult to keep below the water for clear photos... it really wanted to ride up in the film.

Pictures of 2 True Fly Specimens in the Family Dixidae:

Dixa True Fly LarvaDixa  True Fly Larva View 10 Pictures
Collected July 25, 2019 from Mystery Creek #249 in Washington
Added to by Troutnut on July 27, 2019
Dixidae True Fly PupaDixidae  True Fly Pupa View 6 Pictures
Collected September 12, 2020 from the Yakima River in Washington
Added to by Troutnut on September 19, 2020

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