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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

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

Photos of 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

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Family Empididae - Dance Flies

Fly ZH3Z1495 ﮗﮗ Diptera larvae (Empididae?) - taken in a surber sampler in a fast flowing riffle in Glacier Bay Alaska diptera 8 Fly on lilypad Fly Fly fly sp. on the shore

Rhamphomyia sp. - Rhamphomyia - male Dance Fly - Rhamphomyia longicauda - male fly - Rhamphomyia - female small gray-brown flies - Rhamphomyia - male - female feathered legs - Rhamphomyia longicauda - female Brown fly on white wall  - Hilara swarming fly - Hilara Fly on Margarita flower - Empis clausa

Dance Fly fly - Hemerodromia superstitiosa - male Dance Fly - Neoplasta - female Dance Fly - Neoplasta Tiny, Thin fly - Hemerodromia superstitiosa - female Fly Unknown fly - Chelipoda Dance Fly - Neoplasta - male

small fly - Anthepiscopus - female

Dance Fly? - Iteaphila Iteaphila Small fly reddish wings - Iteaphila a small fly feeding in willows - Iteaphila - male fly on alpine flower - Iteaphila - male Stratiomyidae ? - Iteaphila Empididae, frontal - Iteaphila Fly eating plum pollen - Iteaphila