Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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.

Previous events

updated version of(1)

Revised 2015 version now available same World Catalog of Bee Flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae) Web Site =v= linked to above.

PDF files for the original 1999 version of the catalog are sill available on that web page, though the links to files for the 2003 version have been removed (at least at time of this post).

One difference in the revised 2015 version (for our coverage area) is the addition of many species of the phthirine genus Tmemophlebia published since 2003...see comments here.

There are many other changes as well that impact the nearctic region, as can be seen quickly by comparing the "Nearactic" column in the numerical summaries of taxa (appearing on pg xiii of both the 2015 and 2013 versions). But note that all of Mexico, except it's extreme far south, is included in their delimitation of the Nearctic region (given on pg. xxvi).

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.