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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

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



Tiger fly eating midge - Coenosia humilis Fly fly - Scathophaga muscid fly - Phaonia - female Calyptrate Fly root-maggot fly - Anthomyia illocata - female Diptera

Calliphorid - Cynomya cadaverina Doesn't take a lot to turn her head - Chrysomya megacephala - female Wagneria? - Wagneria Fly - Phasia Fly - Archytas Companion to previous tachinid post Fly - Gymnoclytia Golden Fly - Ontario - Archytas - male

Deer Louse Fly Flat fly - Pseudolynchia canariensis Small brown insect Hippoboscid Fly Water/Air Insect 3 Water/Air Insect 2 Trichobius sphaeronotus (Diptera: Streblidae) Louse Fly common at a beach