All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Lovebugs</strong>
<em>Plecia nearctica</em> / Diptera
Milton, FL
August 30, 2008

Thanks to recent rains from Tropical Storm Faye, we had our first introduction to these insects; usually, they are more prevalent in late Sept. or Oct. These...
Lovebugs
Plecia nearctica / Diptera
Milton, FL
August 30, 2008

Thanks to recent rains from Tropical Storm Faye, we had our first introduction to these insects; usually, they are more prevalent in late Sept. or Oct. These flies could be great advertisement icons for one of the major US airlines, they always "fly united"! ;) The female is the larger of the two, but she has the small eyes.

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