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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Mexican Cactus Fly - Copestylum mexicanum Syrphid Fly  - Cynorhinella longinasus - female Orthonevra What kind of fly is this? second view - Copestylum sexmaculatum - male - female Eristalis tenax Flower fly on native sunflower - Eristalis transversa - male Syrphidae on Cornus - Temnostoma Sphiximorpha or Ceriana  perhaps? - Ceriana

Syrphid - Microdon syrphid larva - Microdon Yet one more - Microdon syrphid - Microdon abditus Microdon ? - Microdon Fly - Microdon globosus Syrphid Fly - Microdon - Microdon Soldier Fly or Microdon? - Microdon

Syrphid Fly - Toxomerus geminatus - female Syrphid Fly Syrphid Fly - Lapposyrphus lapponicus Melanostoma mellinum? - Melanostoma mellinum - female tubular syrphiid - Sphaerophoria contigua Syrphid Fly (Diptera)  ??? - Toxomerus geminatus Syrphus species? - Syrphus opinator ID Request - Toxomerus geminatus

Is this a harvester cat? Green Lacewing Larvae Syrphid larva ? ID please Beige Pupa Beige Pupa Syrphidae, lichen mimic