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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



flesh fly of some sort - Stomoxys calcitrans fly - Caricea erythrocera - male Coenosiinae? - Neodexiopsis calopyga - female root maggot fly - Eutrichota - female mine on Rumex crispus, underside close-up - Pegomya Scathophagidae - Dung Flies - Scathophaga Fly vs Fly House Fly - Anterior Lateral

Cuterebra - Cuterebra fontinella Black and White Fly - Cordyligaster septentrionalis Green Fly - Lucilia - female Brown fly - Peleteria Warming up(?) on a cold morning - Epalpus signifer - male - female Genus Metopia - Metopia argyrocephala - male Fly - Pollenia Sarcophagidae?

Hippoboscid Fly - Ornithomya Bug I found on my goats in VT - Lipoptena cervi fly from a bird, ventral deer ked (louse fly) - Lipoptena mazamae Water/Air Insect 2 - Lipoptena depressa Lipoptena mazamae Lipoptena cervi Lipoptena? - Lipoptena