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

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

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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

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Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies

Which Helophilus? - Helophilus fasciatus - male Palpada alhambra - male Syrphid - Parhelophilus Diptera - Tropidia quadrata - male Palpada Vinetorum ? - Palpada vinetorum - male large hover fly? - Brachypalpus alopex Shiny fly - Copestylum vesicularium - male Large bee/hornet mimic - Milesia virginiensis

fly - Microdon Syrphid Larva - Microdon Yet one more - Microdon fat fly - Microdon Bee mimic? - Microdon Leigh Farm Park golden bee 2017 1 - Microdon aurulentus Fly ? - Microdon Bee-like fly mimic - Microdon

Hoverfly - Eupeodes A pupa?? The least likely Toxomerus - Toxomerus occidentalis - female Hoverfly 8351 - Lapposyrphus lapponicus Syrphid fly - Toxomerus geminatus - male Sphaerophora on Rose Family flower - Sphaerophoria contigua Paragus haemorrhous Small Hoverfly? - Toxomerus marginatus

Syrphid larvae?? Green Lacewing Larvae Syrphid pupa Syrphid fly larvae on fennel syrphid larva feeding on aphids Syrphidae pupa? Unknown Larvae Syrphid larvae??