• Question: Are there different types of flies in which are faster in flight but have a smaller body?

    Asked by anon-159755 to Twisted-wing fly on 8 Dec 2017.
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      Twisted-wing Fly answered on 8 Dec 2017:

      Not much (if anything) is known about flight in TWF. It would be great to film a flying adult male in slow motion! Some very small flies (e.g. hoverflies) are extremely fast flyers.