Welcome to Milichiidae online

Learn about freeloader flies, which dare share the dinner of spiders, mantids and other predatory insects much larger than themselves.

Read a short introduction about the family Milichiidae (Diptera, Schizophora) or visit the species pages with information about and photos of common, beautiful and/or important species.



Creator: Robert Copeland

Milichia canariensis, Portugal

Creator: Rui Andrade


Creator: Irina Brake
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith