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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

Fly Biting Midge - Culicoides - male Midge larva Biting Midge - Phaenobezzia opaca Biting Midge - Bezzia - female Ceratopogonidae, distinctive little fly - Stilobezzia coquilletti - female Biting Midge - Culicoides Ceratopogonidae - Monohelea - female

Ceratopogonidae - Dasyhelea - female Biting Midge - Dasyhelea - female Small nematoceran? - Dasyhelea - female Utah Ceratopogonid - Dasyhelea - female fly - Dasyhelea - male IMG_8766 - Dasyhelea IMG_8766 - Dasyhelea Biting Midge? - Dasyhelea

fly with odd antennae - Atrichopogon Teeny Tiny Flying Thing - Forcipomyia - male Biting Midge - Forcipomyia - male Biting Midge - Atrichopogon A nematoceran.  I do hope for an ID. - Forcipomyia - female Hemolymph-feeding parasites of Erythemis - Forcipomyia Ceratopogonid - Forcipomyia - female Ceratopogonid - Forcipomyia - female

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