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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

New Syrphid fly - Copestylum avidum Fly - Merodon equestris - female H. fasciatus? - Helophilus Blera confusa ? - Blera confusa Unknown Flies - Chalcosyrphus - male - female Syrphid Fly - Brachyopa vacua 8034876 syrph - Spilomyia fusca Maybe Mallota? - Pterallastes thoracicus - female

fly - Laetodon laetus syrphid larva - Microdon I'm stuck - Syrphidae or Asilidae ? - Microdon manitobensis - female Mating Flies ? - male - female Microdon ? - Microdon Microdon - Microdon globosus Syrphid Fly   - Microdon Hover Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male

Two toxomerus flies - Toxomerus geminatus - male - female Syrphid S - Toxomerus occidentalis - female Fly - Sphaerophoria sulphuripes Syrphid ? 2 - Platycheirus Syrphid Pupa Syrphus ? - Syrphus torvus Sphaerophoria ? - Sphaerophoria Syrphid on Spring Island - Toxomerus marginatus

Syrphid Buffet Syrphid pupa Syrphid larvae unknown larva Orange-striped something Larva Syrphid larva? Larva or slug?