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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

syrphid fly, genus Anasimyia - Lejops bilinearis - male Criorhina species ? - Criorhina caudata Eristalis? - Eristalis tenax mating syrphids - Spilomyia longicornis - male - female Eristalis flavipes? - Eristalis flavipes Tropidia albistylum - male Flower fly (Hover fly) Eristalis arbustorum? - Eristalis transversa Syrphid Fly - Palpada pusilla

fly - Microdon Yet one more - Microdon Soldier Fly - Microdon fly - Microdon Mixogaster breviventris month - Microdon microdon - Microdon globosus Unknown diptera or hymenoptera - Microdon

Syrphid Flies subgenus Paragus Male - Paragus - male Syrphini? - Syrphus - female Meliscaeva cinctella ? - Meliscaeva cinctella - male toxomerus Paragus haemorrhous? - Paragus haemorrhous - male Eupeodes sp. ? - Eupeodes ID request for fly - Ocyptamus fuscipennis It's a bee - Toxomerus

Pupa syrphid brown thing on goldenrod leaf Larva or slug? Syrphid fly larvae on fennel Toxomerus geminatus pupa? Unknown Syrphid larva??