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Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide 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.

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


Subtribe Tropidiina

Syrphid Fly - Syritta pipiens - male Soldier Fly? Stratiomys? - Syritta pipiens Is this fly Fly with Large Rear Legs - Syritta pipiens Fly IMG_4629 - Syritta pipiens Syritta pipiens - male Syritta flaviventris? - Syritta flaviventris - male Syritta flaviventris - male

Which Fly Please? - Tropidia quadrata Xylotini? - Tropidia quadrata Diptera - Tropidia quadrata - male Syrphid Flies Tropidia quadrata - Tropidia quadrata - male large-ish hoverfly - Tropidia albistylum - male Family Syrphidae-Syrphid Flies, ID please - Tropidia albistylum - male Syrphid fly - Tropidia quadrata Syrphid - Tropidia quadrata - male