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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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Superfamily Hippoboscoidea

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Diptera - Flies
No Taxon Calyptratae
Superfamily Hippoboscoidea

Family Hippoboscidae - Louse Flies
Subfamily Hippoboscinae
Genus Hippobosca
Species longipennis - Dog Fly
Subfamily Lipopteninae
Genus Lipoptena
Species cervi - Deer Ked
Species depressa - Lipoptena depressa
Species mazamae - Neotropical Deer Ked
Genus Melophagus
Species ovinus - Sheep Ked
Subfamily Ornithomyinae
Genus Icosta
Species americana - Icosta americana
Genus Microlynchia
Species pusilla - Microlynchia pusilla 0
Genus Ornithoctona
Genus Ornithoica
Species vicina - Ornithoica vicina
Genus Ornithomya
Species anchineuria - Ornithomya anchineuria
Genus Pseudolynchia
Species canariensis - Pigeon Fly
Family Nycteribiidae
Genus Basilia
Species boardmani - Basilia boardmani
Species forcipata - Basilia forcipata
Family Streblidae - Bat Flies
Genus Nycterophilia
Genus Trichobius
Species corynorhini - Trichobius corynorhini