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Upcoming Events

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 Calliphoridae - Blow Flies

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Calyptratae
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Calliphoridae - Blow Flies

Subfamily Calliphorinae
Genus Bellardia
Species vulgaris - Bellardia vulgaris
Species bayeri - Bellardia bayeri
Genus Calliphora
Species coloradensis - Calliphora coloradensis
Species latifrons - Calliphora latifrons
Species livida - Calliphora livida
Species loewi - Calliphora loewi
Species vicina - Blue Blow Fly
Species vomitoria - Blue Bottle Fly
Species terraenovae - Calliphora terraenovae
No Taxon terraenovae or vomitoria
No Taxon images found unIDable beyond genus by T.L. Whitworth
Genus Cynomya
Species cadaverina - Shiny Blue Bottle Fly
Genus Cyanus
Species elongata - Cyanus elongata
Subfamily Chrysomyinae
Genus Chloroprocta
Species idioidea - Chloroprocta idioidea
Genus Chrysomya - Hairy Maggot Blow Flies
Species megacephala - Oriental Latrine Fly
Species rufifacies - Hairy Maggot Blow Fly
Genus Cochliomyia - Screwworm Flies
Species hominivorax - Primary Screwworm
Species macellaria - Secondary Screwworm
Genus Compsomyiops
Species callipes - Compsomyiops callipes
Genus Phormia
Species regina - Black Blow Fly
Genus Protocalliphora
Species sialia - Protocalliphora sialia
Genus Protophormia
Species terraenovae - Protophormia terraenovae
Subfamily Melanomyinae
Genus Angioneura
Genus Opsodexia
Species bicolor - Opsodexia bicolor
Species grisea - Opsodexia grisea
Genus Lucilia
Species bufonivora - Lucilia bufonivora
Species cluvia - Lucilia cluvia
Species coeruleiviridis - Blue-green Bottle Fly
Species cuprina - Bronze Bottle Fly
Species eximia - Lucilia eximia
Species illustris - Lucilia illustris
Species mexicana - Lucilia mexicana
Species sericata - Common Green Bottle Fly
Species silvarum - Lucilia silvarum
No Taxon sericata or cuprina
No Taxon coeruleiviridis or cluvia
No Taxon Images identified by Dr. Whitworth as “probable Lucilia”