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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



Phoridae? Small Black Fly tiny flies attracted to smoke after a controlled burn Mycetophilidae Black and gray fly - Bertamyia notata Lonchoptera bifurcata - Lonchoptera Lindneromyia flavicornis - female Female, Lindneromyia? Maybe L. flavicornis? - female

ID Me, Please - Eudorylas pupa ? Pipunculidae: Unknown genus and species Pipunculidae - Eudorylas Family Pipunculidae - Big-headed flies pipunculid - male Big  headed #2 - Eudorylas? - male Pipunculidae

hoverfly pair - Toxomerus marginatus - male - female Spilomyia kahli Syrphidae - Mallota bautias Fly ID - Meromacrus acutus Hoverfly (Eupeodes sp.?) - Eupeodes Flower Fly? - Toxomerus politus Hoverfly - Allograpta obliqua Syrphid1028 - Eupeodes