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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 - Pipunculus - male Big-headed fly - Eudorylas - female Family Pipunculidae - Big-headed flies Big-headed Fly - Tomosvaryella Fly with removable giant eyes Pipunculidae with purple abdomen? - Tomosvaryella Fly Fly - Tomosvaryella

Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus boscii - male Syrphid Fly (Eristalis)? - Eristalis anthophorina Syrphid Fly - Paragus haemorrhous - female Syrphid - Sphaerophoria Syrphid Fly - Platycheirus Syrphid - Sphaerophoria contigua - male Aschiza - Toxomerus marginatus Syrphid fly ? - Dioprosopa clavata

Unknown small insect - unable to identify to order let alone family - Trophodeinus - female Phorid - Lecanocerus compressiceps - male Another Midge? - Lonchoptera bifurcata Megaselia scalaris - male Fly - Lonchoptera Fly Unusual phorid - Metopina - female Fly 2