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2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia July 27-29: Registration and Discussion

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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Genus Taracticus

Small robber - Taracticus octopunctatus Robber Fly - Taracticus octopunctatus Robber fly? - Taracticus octopunctatus Tiny Robber Fly - Family Asilidae? - Taracticus octopunctatus robber fly - Taracticus octopunctatus small Fly with incredible eyes - Taracticus octopunctatus Taracticus octopunctatus Asilid - Taracticus octopunctatus

Fly - Taracticus ruficaudus - female Another Taracticus ruficaudus - Taracticus ruficaudus - female Taracticus ruficaudus male? - Taracticus ruficaudus - male