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Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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


Genus Dioctria

robber fly?  Dioctria? - Dioctria hyalipennis ID help please - Dioctria hyalipennis - male robber fly - Dioctria hyalipennis Dioctria hyalipennis? - Dioctria hyalipennis Robber Fly? - Dioctria hyalipennis Asilid - Dioctria hyalipennis Unknown Diptera - Dioctria hyalipennis Unknown fly (possible robber fly?) - Dioctria hyalipennis

Robber Fly - Dioctria pleuralis - female

Robberfly - Laphria felis - Dioctria pusio Intriguing micro-dipteran - Dioctria pusio