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Living With Lovebugs1

@inproceedings{Leppla2009LivingWL,
  title={Living With Lovebugs1},
  author={N. Leppla},
  year={2009}
}
The "lovebug," Plecia nearctica Hardy (Diptera: Bibionidae), is a seasonally abundant member of a generally unnoticed family of small flies related to gnats and mosquitoes. The males are about 1/4 inch and the females 1/3 inch in length, both entirely black except for red on top of their thoraxes (middle insect body segment). Other common names for this insect include March flies, double-headed bugs, honeymoon flies, united bugs and some expletives that are not repeatable. Lovebugs… Expand

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