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

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FlyGuide draft

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon FlyGuide draft
Other Common Names
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Identification
hummely/bomboid
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metallisch
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metallisch abdomen [add calliph]
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metallisch + wasplike-ish
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PATTERNED WINGS

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dark membrane
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infuscate costal margin
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crossvein accents/smiley face
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orange wing base

nice pattern
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enlarged thighs
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NON-METALLIC GREEN

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wasp mimics -- non-syrphid
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white-tipped
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yellow/orange
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skinny
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long legs
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urchins

eyes [NB: tabanids barely sampled --we better make a detailed guide for them @ fam level]
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globe head
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misc
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minor fams
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Range
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