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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


Family Pyrgotidae

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon "Acalyptratae"
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Pyrgotidae

Genus Boreothrinax
Species dichaetus - Boreothrinax dichaetus
Species maculipennis - Boreothrinax maculipennis
Species shewelli - Boreothrinax shewelli
Genus Pyrgota
Species fenestrata - Pyrgota fenestrata
Species undata - Waved Light Fly
No Taxon sp. near undata
Genus Pyrgotella
Species chagnoni - Pyrgotella chagnoni
Genus Sphecomyiella
Species nelsoni - Sphecomyiella nelsoni
Species valida - Sphecomyiella valida
Genus Stenopyrgota
Species mexicana - Stenopyrgota mexicana