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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Laphystia

Laphystia litoralis - female BG1516 286-039a - Laphystia notata - male on the paved trail - Laphystia Asilidae, lateral - Laphystia flavipes new robber for Alabama, Laphystia texensis - Laphystia texensis Laphystia texensis mating - Laphystia texensis - male - female Unknown Fly - Laphystia litoralis Unknown Fly - Laphystia litoralis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Orthorrhapha)
Superfamily Asiloidea
Family Asilidae (Robber Flies)
Subfamily Laphystiinae
Genus Laphystia
Explanation of Names
Laphystia Loew 1847
30 spp. in our area, 51 total(1)
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