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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 Ceratopogonidae - Biting Midges

Tiny Fly - Stilobezzia coquilletti biting midge - Alluaudomyia paraspina - male Nematocerous fly - family help? - Culicoides Biting Midge - Bezzia nobilis - male biting midge - Alluaudomyia - female Ceratopogonid? - Culicoides - female Biting Midge Larva Dark-gray-bodied biting midge

Cecidomyiidae? - Dasyhelea Small nematoceran? - Dasyhelea - female Small nematoceran? - Dasyhelea Biting Midge IMG_0932 - Dasyhelea - female strange worms in our back-yard fountain - Dasyhelea Dasyhelea male? - Dasyhelea - male Ceratopogonidae - Dasyhelea tiny midge - Dasyhelea

Biting Midge - Forcipomyia - male small larvae - Forcipomyia Biting midge w/ pale spot on wings - Forcipomyia - female Ceratopogonidae IMG_5359 - Forcipomyia - female Beetle larva - Forcipomyia mating pair of ? - Atrichopogon - male - female small fly with Biting Midge - Atrichopogon - female

Biting Midge - Leptoconops - female Biting Midge - Leptoconops - female