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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 1 True Fly Specimen 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

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