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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



Pipunculidae - Elmohardyia - male Flies mating while hovering - Tomosvaryella - male - female Pipunculidae? Stratiomyini ? Fly - Eudorylas - male Pipunculid? - Tomosvaryella Pipunculidae? Big-headed fly

BG2273 E0118 - Ocyptamus fuscipennis - female Face Fly? - Palpada furcata - male Syrphus sp. A fly masquerading as a dragonfly? - Ocyptamus fuscipennis Fly - Eristalis dimidiata drone fly? - Eristalis stipator ID request for fly - Ocyptamus fuscipennis Syrphid fly - Helophilus - Helophilus

Scuttle Fly fly ?1 diptera - Bertamyia notata - female Unknown Diptera - brackish marsh - Lonchoptera - female Ant-decapitating Fly - Apocephalus - male Pointed-wing fly - Lonchoptera bifurcata Scathophagidae?  - Lonchoptera