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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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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

Unknown bee or fly? - Palpada vinetorum Syrphid fly - Helophilus Rhingia nasica - female Unidentified Fly - Rhingia nasica Syrphid fly - Syritta pipiens - female Probable Dusky Bog Fly - Parhelophilus rex Data pt for July for New Brunswick for B confusa - Blera confusa - male Milesia virginiensis? - Milesia virginiensis

Pupa - Microdon lanceolatus Hover Fly - Rhopalosyrphus ramulorum - male Small little fly - Laetodon syrphid - Microdon Diptera - Conopidae? - Rhopalosyrphus guentherii Bee mimic fly - Microdon Unknown Syrphid  - Microdon odd bee-like fly - Microdon globosus

Paragus for California in March - Paragus haemorrhous Syrphid ID - Syrphus - male syrphid fly - Platycheirus Unknown 'Hover Fly'? - Sphaerophoria contigua reminds of Epistrophe - Syrphus Syrphid - Melanostoma mellinum Miniscule Syrphid Fly - Dasysyrphus intrudens

Flower fly larvae eating ant guarded aphids Larva Larva. Lepidoptera? Syrphid Fly? Diptera Immature?? Syrphid larvae Syrphid fly larvae on fennel Syrphidae, larva Syrphid Pupa