News

New project to record carrion-feeding flies

The Calliphoridae and Rhiniidae Recording Scheme covers blowflies and relatives, including the 'greenbottles' and cluster flies.

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Another special offer for Year of the Fly

Another good reason to join Dipterists Forum! Thanks to GT Vision who are offering a 10% discount to Dipterist Forum members during 2019 to celebrate the Year of the Fly.

 

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Fonseca's seed fly under threat

Sand dunes at Coul Links
Sand dunes at Coul Links - photo Craig Allardyce

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Using the discussion forums on this website

There are two discussion forums on this website, available from the "Forums" menu at the top of the page. Anyone can view the forums, but only members of Dipterists Forum can log in and add messages and photos.

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More local groups added

If you look under the "Local groups" heading in the main menu you'll see some county and regional DIptera groups, and we've now added a section for general local groups that include flies within a general coverage of invertebrates.

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Special offer for Year of the Fly: Dipterist Starter Kit from ALS

Thanks to ALS (Anglian Lepidopterist Supplies) for celebrating Year of the Fly with a 15% discount on a Dipterists starter kit! Includes net, pooter, insect tubes and hand lens.

 

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Year of the Fly takes off

Read Erica McAlister's article to find out what is in store for international Year of the Fly, and how you can help us celebrate.

 

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Summer Field Meeting - Stirling

Bookings are now being taken. See Events.

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List of Diptera web links and equipment suppliers

Ken Merrifield has compiled two very useful lists, one of Diptera-related websites and one of entomological equipment suppliers. These are now available on this site, under the "Resources" menu, or go direct to:

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