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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

Taxonomy
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Subfamily Metopininae

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon "Aschiza"
Superfamily Platypezoidea
Family Phoridae - Scuttle Flies
Subfamily Metopininae

Genus Apocephalus - Ant-decapitating Flies
Genus Gymnophora
Genus Lecanocerus
Genus Megaselia
Genus Metopina
Genus Phalacrotophora
Genus Pseudacteon - Fire Ant Decapitating Flies
Genus Puliciphora
Genus Trophithauma
Genus Trophodeinus
Genus Xanionotum