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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

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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

fly - Milesia virginiensis - male Bumblebee Mimics - Merodon equestris - male - female Spilomyia interrupta - male which Temnostoma? - Temnostoma balyras Sphegina? - Sphegina Fernandea? - Ferdinandea buccata Ferdinandea croesus - male syrphid fly - Callicera erratica - female

Fly with forked antennae - Microdon Larvae ? - Microdon Microdon fat fly - Microdon Microdon - Microdon manitobensis Microdon Soldier Fly? - Microdon Leigh Farm Park golden bee 2017 1 - Microdon aurulentus

Stretch syrphid - Sphaerophoria contigua - male Sphaerophoria I assume - Sphaerophoria Hover Fly - female Defiant syrphid says Toxomerus geminatus? - Toxomerus geminatus Syrphid Fly? - Toxomerus occidentalis - male Genus Allograpta - Allograpta exotica Syrphid fly - Toxomerus geminatus

Larva. Lepidoptera? Syrphid Fly? unknown larva Syrphid Fly Larva Syrphid larva? Larva or slug? syrphid larva feeding on aphids Syrphidae pupa? Syrphid larva??