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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

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Tribe Myopitini

Fruit fly - Urophora tiny  fly - Urophora quadrifasciata Tiny beautifly fly for ID please - Urophora Tephritidae: Urophora cardui - Urophora cardui - male Lateral - Urophora affinis - male tiny fly - Urophora quadrifasciata Urophora affinis - Knapweed Gall Fly - Urophora affinis - female Small, Dark Fly - Goedenia timberlakei
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 Tephritinae
Tribe Myopitini
17 spp. in 4 genera in our area, >130 spp. in 11 genera worldwide(1)

Goedenia- 9 sp. in our area
Neomyopites- 1 sp. in our area
Rhynencina- 1 sp. in our area
Urophora- 7 sp. introduced to our area
worldwide, most diverse in the Palaearctic(1)