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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

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


Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Unknown fly - Spilomyia interrupta - female Syrphid fly - Criorhina verbosa Dark Fly 58 - Copestylum mexicanum Palpada, but what species? - Palpada alhambra 8015021 Temnostoma - Temnostoma balyras - male fly (Syrphidae) - Milesia virginiensis Syrphid Fly - Helophilus fasciatus Sphaerophoria? - Syritta pipiens

8014369 Microdon - Microdon tristis Yet one more - Microdon Syrphid? - Rhopalosyrphus guentherii Syrphid Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male Hover Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male Please help us to identify this guy. - Laetodon Fly - Microdon globosus Hover Fly - Microdon

Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus boscii - female Eupeodes volucris? - Eupeodes volucris - female Hover fly - Toxomerus marginatus Humboldt Co Syrphid 01 - Melanostoma mellinum Toxomerus Fly, wasp mimic? - Ocyptamus fascipennis Mystery syrphid- Parasyrphus? - Parasyrphus fly? on goldenrod - Eupeodes

Syrphid Fly Larva Flower fly larvae eating ant guarded aphids larva Syrphid larva Caterpillar strange larva Larva - Lepidoptera?-2 (1 of 2) Larva - Lepidoptera?-2 (2 of 2)