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See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

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

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

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Phoridae? Fly - Lonchoptera bifurcata tiny fly - Lonchoptera - female Phorid - Megaselia Platypezid - Platypeza anthrax - female Scuttle Fly very small fly Flat-footed Flies - Platypezidae - male - female

Big-headed Fly - Chalarus Big-eyed fly Big-headed fly - Eudorylas - female Fly - Chalarus Pipunculidae with purple abdomen? - Tomosvaryella Pipunculidae Nephrocerus? - Nephrocerus - male Big-headed Fly

Fly - Ocyptamus fuscipennis - male tiny tiny fly common - Toxomerus marginatus Unknown insect - Merodon equestris Syphrid fly larva? - Allograpta Bronzy Hover Fly - Eristalis arbustorum - female Syrphid flies mating - Toxomerus marginatus - male - female syrphid - Eristalis tenax - female Drone fly - Eristalis arbustorum - female