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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Is this a fly? - Eristalis arbustorum Long winged Bee ? - Copestylum avidum Syrphid Fly - Blera humeralis - female Big fly - Copestylum mexicanum - female Syrphid Fly - Lejops polygrammus - female Syrphid flies: Narcissus Bulb Fly (Merodon equestris) mating - Merodon equestris - male - female Syrphid Fly - Copestylum tamaulipanum syrphid 3 - Tropidia quadrata - female

8015007 - Microdon Yet one more - Microdon Syrphid Fly - Microdon tristis Soldier Fly - Microdon large metallic fly - Microdon fulgens Syrphid - Microdon Microdon--abditus or globosus? - Microdon Hourglass Fly - Rhopalosyrphus guentherii

Sunrise Syrphid 1 - Syrphus opinator syrphid  - Eupeodes Hymenoptera - Sphaerophoria Syrphid - Syrphus Melanostoma mellinum - female Syrphid on frost aster 4 - Paragus Common Oblique Syrphid, Allograpta obliqua - Allograpta obliqua Syrphidae Paragus haemorrhous?  - Paragus haemorrhous - female

Syrphid Fly Larva Flower fly larvae eating ant guarded aphids Pupa Unknown larva 1 - Red-Wiggler worm colony Syrphid larva Larva Rat-tailed maggots brown thing on goldenrod leaf