Thick-headed Flies (Conopidae)

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This family of flies has around 65-70 species in the US & Canada according to nearctica.com. While many species resemble bees or wasps, they do not sting.
Thick-headed Fly (Conopidae) #4467, Thick-headed Fly (Conopidae), not sure which genus & species
Found under light outside on building in Person Co., NC
31 May 2008
#4467, Thick-headed Fly (Conopidae), not sure which genus & species
Found under light outside on building in Person Co., NC
31 May 2008

probably Physocephala sp.
Orange Co., NC
6 June 2006

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