Tag Archives: Mycetophilidae

Mailbag

People regularly¬†send me photos of mystery objects and other bug-related phenomena to see if I recognize them. Often I’m able to respond with a precise (or approximate) identification, and that’s the end of it. Other times I’m intrigued by the … Continue reading

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Hanging Flies and Hangingflies

Three years ago in Noah Charney’s mother’s driveway, I spotted a long-legged insect hanging from the edge of a leaf. ¬†I wondered if I had found a hangingfly (Bittacidae), which is not a true fly but a member of the … Continue reading

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