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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


Species Nausigaster unimaculata

Small Silver Fly - Nausigaster unimaculata - female Nausigaster unimaculata - female Syrphid on fennel (aka anise) - Nausigaster unimaculata - male Silver Syrphid - Nausigaster unimaculata A side of you we don't often see - Nausigaster unimaculata ID for a fly? - Nausigaster unimaculata Diptera - Nausigaster unimaculata - male Syrphid? - Nausigaster unimaculata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Merodontini
Genus Nausigaster
Species unimaculata (Nausigaster unimaculata)
Explanation of Names
Nausigaster unimaculata Townsend 1897