Subject: Flying insect, about1/4”
Geographic location of the bug: High desert Reno NV among the sagebrush
Time: 05:19 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Tons of them flying around in my empty lot
How you want your letter signed: Nn2036
This is a March Fly in the family Bibionidae, and the large head and large eyes indicate it is a male. Inspect them more closely and you should find small headed females as well as mating pairs. Based on BugGuide images, we believe this March Fly is Bibio albipennis because of its clear wings.