More Than 150,000 Species Of Flies, Gnats, Maggots, Midges, Mosquitoes Documented In Database

Sunday, August 31, 2008 - 10:22 in Biology & Nature

Distinguishing between insect pests and partners starts with an ironclad identification. Entomologists have now prepared a database with information to accurately identify and name almost 157,000 flies, gnats, maggots, midges, mosquitoes and related species in the order Diptera.

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