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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Infraorder Stratiomyomorpha

Soldierfly ? - Stratiomys maculosa - male Soldier Fly? - Stratiomys small fly that reflects a blue-green color - Soldier Fly? - Microchrysa polita Light Blue & Black soldier fly - Caloparyphus tetraspilus H Fly	 - Odontomyia Ptecticus sackenii? - Ptecticus sackenii Shiny black fly on Ericameria nauseosa - Nemotelus

Fly - Xylomya americana - male Xylomya - Xylomya terminalis Fly - Solva pallipes Xylomya terminalis? - Xylomya terminalis Wasp mimic - Xylomya pallidifemur Xylomya? - Xylomya aterrima Xylomyidae at Thousand Islands NP - Xylomya pallidifemur Xylomyidae: Xylomya parens - Xylomya parens