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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

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Subfamily Trypetinae

Fruit Fly - Strauzia Ovipositing FLY! - Toxotrypana curvicauda Papaya Fruit Flies - Toxotrypana curvicauda - male - female Wing Flitting tephritid - Euleia fratria cherry rhago - Rhagoletis indifferens Fruit fly - Rhagoletis?   - Rhagoletis id help please - Strauzia - female Currant Fruit Fly - Euphranta canadensis - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Trypetinae
ca. 100 spp. in 16 genera of 4 tribes in our area, >1000 spp. in ~120 genera of 7 tribes worldwide(1)
worldwide, much more diverse in the tropics(1)