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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 Brachypalpus oarus

Fly - Brachypalpus oarus - female Syrphid  - Brachypalpus oarus - female Syrphid? - Brachypalpus oarus Syrphid Fly - Brachypalpus oarus Brachypalpus oarus ? - Brachypalpus oarus - male Robber Fly - Brachypalpus oarus  Brachypalpus oarus? - Brachypalpus oarus Brachypalpus oarus?? - Brachypalpus oarus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Aschiza")
Family Syrphidae (Syrphid Flies)
Subfamily Eristalinae
Tribe Milesiini
Subtribe Xylotina
Genus Brachypalpus
No Taxon (subgenus Brachypalpus)
Species oarus (Brachypalpus oarus)
Explanation of Names
Brachypalpus oarus (Walker 1849)