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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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Tribe Terelliini

Fly - Terellia palposa Languid fruit fly on encilia - Terellia fuscicornis - female Yellow and silver fruit fly with black spots - Terellia occidentalis - male Order Diptera, Genus Terellia - Terellia occidentalis - male Diptera-1 - Chaetorellia succinea - female Thistle Fruit Fly for Washington - Terellia ruficauda False Peacock Fly - Chaetorellia succinea - female Neaspilota - Neaspilota alba - female
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 Terelliini
~30 spp. in 4 genera in our area, >100 spp. in 6 genera worldwide(1)
most diverse in the Palaearctic(1)