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Anatomy of the House Fly. I: head; II: thorax III: abdomen. — 1: prescutum 2: anterior spiracle 3: scutum 4: basicosta 5: calypters 6: scutellum 7: wing vein 8: wing 9: abdominal segment 10: haltere 11: posterior spiracle 12: femur 13: tibia 14: spur 15: tarsus 16: propleuron 17: prosternum 18: mesopleuron 19: mesosternum 20: metapleuron 21: metasternum 22: compound eye 23: arista 24: antenna 25: maxilary palps 26: labium 27: labellum 28: pseudotracheae 29: tip. Fiestoforo Wiki; CC BY 4.0)

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Female Picture-winged Fly, Pseudotephritis approximata, depositing eggs in rotting wood. (Katja Schulz / Flickr: cc by 2.0)

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Robber fly (Asilidae sp.). A formidable predator, notice its large compound eyes, and needle-like proboscis used to stab a prey and inject a neurotoxin to subdue it. © guraydere / Shutterstock)

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