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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.

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Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Genus Neomochtherus

Devon red-legged robberfly - Neomochtherus pallipes - female Robber - Neomochtherus latipennis Asilid with Golden Hairs Everywheres - Neomochtherus latipennis - male Robber with Snowcone - Neomochtherus latipennis - female Neomochtherus auricomus - female Large Robber Fly - Neomochtherus californicus - female Neomochtherus auricomus - male Fly - Neomochtherus comosus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Asilidae (Robber Flies)
Subfamily Asilinae
Genus Neomochtherus
Explanation of Names
Neomochtherus Osten-Sacken 1878
13 spp. in our area, ~50 total(1)
primarily holarctic, with some palaeotropical presence; in our area, 10 spp. western & 3 eastern(1)