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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



Big-headed Fly - Chalarus fly - Chalarus Big-headed Fly - Eudorylas Pipunculid Pipunculidae? Pipunculidae? - Tomosvaryella Pipunculidae - Cephalosphaera - male Fly - Tomosvaryella

Unidentified Insect 117 - Toxomerus geminatus California Syrphid - Palpada alhambra - male Chalcosyrphus? - Chalcosyrphus - male Syrphid Fly - Copestylum apiciferum - male  Eristalis tenax? - Eristalis tenax - female Eristalis dimidiata? - Eristalis dimidiata a beautiful syrphid fly - Eristalis? - Eristalis transversa Spilomyia fusca

fungus eater - Paraplatypeza - male Diptera 2 (July 2010) - Megaselia - male Diptera Scuttle Fly with white tip - Megaselia scalaris - male Scuttle Fly fly - Lonchoptera Pointed-winged Fly - Lonchoptera bifurcata - female scuttle fly - Dohrniphora - female