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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


Species Atomosia melanopogon

Robber fly - Atomosia melanopogon Fly 18 - Atomosia melanopogon Atomosia melanopogon 6023732 - Atomosia melanopogon Unknown fly - Atomosia melanopogon BG2747 280-120a - Atomosia melanopogon Atomosia melanopogon Atomosia melanopogon
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 Laphriinae
Genus Atomosia
Species melanopogon (Atomosia melanopogon)
Explanation of Names
Atomosia melanopogon Hermann 1912
c. & w. US (IA-SD-CO to MS-TX-CA) to Honduras(1)