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Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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

Previous events



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

copestylum mexicanum? - Copestylum mexicanum - male Which species of Syrphidae? - Toxomerus geminatus - male Syrphid Fly - Yellowjacket Mimic - Temnostoma alternans - male - female Unknown larva Hungry Fly - Meromacrus acutus - female translucent larva Snouted syrphid - Eurimyia stipata Fly - Toxomerus politus - male

Fly ID - male - female Nice Platypezid; Genus? - male fly-phorid? - Apocephalus Pointed-winged Fly - Lonchoptera Mysterious beast Scuttle Fly - Aenigmatias - female Simulium ? - male Possibly Family Chloropidae