Flesh Fly

Subject:  Found giant fly at neighbors house Geographic location of the bug:  Tennessee Date: 08/29/2018 Time: 08:06 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  I found this giant fly at my neighbors house. Well I found 3 of them so far and took a pic of one. He is an elderly man and I sometimes … Read more

Cottonwood Borer and Flesh Fly

Subject:  Big striped bug Geographic location of the bug:  Edmond, OK Date: 06/15/2018 Time: 10:52 AM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  My son found this bug near a creek. It looked dead, as flies were crawling on it. It’s over an inch long. How you want your letter signed:  Gage Dear Gage, This magnificent … Read more

Flesh Fly

Subject:  Fly Geographic location of the bug:  Penn State University Park Campus Date: 10/03/2017 Time: 05:48 PM EDT Hi, I have this fly that I need correctly identified. I have identified it as the Phaonia Palpata Fly; however, I believe that’s incorrect as that particular species of fly usually resides in England. I hope you … Read more

Fly Puparia

Subject: larvae Location: richardson, tx May 12, 2015 9:46 pm Does anyone know what this could be? Just found about 2 dozen in my son’s room. They were primarily found under some laundry sheets that had been cleaned 2 days prior. Also some found around the baseboard in the room. Please help. . also have … Read more