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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

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


Subfamily Ecliminae

T. luctifera on Eriophylum confertiflorum - Thevenetimyia luctifera - female Lepidophora lutea Bentsen Lepidophora #1 - Lepidophora vetusta Unknown - Lepidophora Inconnu - Lepidophora lutea 2013-05-18-dip1 - Thevenetimyia Thevenetimyia californica - male Pollinators at Big Eastern - Lepidophora
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Bombyliidae (Bee Flies)
Subfamily Ecliminae
27 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~60 spp. in 9 genera worldwide (almost 2/3 in Thevenetimyia)(1)
worldwide except Oriental Region; a half of the world spp. in NA(1)