Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

The Expert Is In: Diversity of Flies: A Look at Predatory Assassin Flies and Their Pollen-Feeding Relatives

Demonstrations, Lectures & Discussions

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 2 – 4pm EDT

Description
Explore the diversity of assassin flies, which are predators of other insects and spiders, and find out how they evolved over the past 112 million years. Discover what makes these predators unique and compare them to their closest pollen feeding relatives.
Explore the diversity of assassin flies, which are predators of other insects and spiders, and find out how they evolved over the past 112 million years. Discover what makes these predators unique and compare them to their closest pollen feeding relatives.
Cost

Free

Free

Location

Ground Floor, Q?rius the Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

Ground Floor, Q?rius the Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

Venue
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
Topics
Science & Nature