May 24, 2020

Guide to Nematoceran Families

I'm excited to share this guide to families of Nematocera! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated. Please let me know if you find any oversights.

Posted on May 24, 2020 22:22 by edanko edanko | 5 comments | Leave a comment

May 21, 2020

ID Guide for Higher-level Diptera Groups

I'm excited to share this guide to major groups of Diptera! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated. Please let me know if you find any oversights.

Posted on May 21, 2020 23:40 by edanko edanko | 15 comments | Leave a comment

May 19, 2020

Syrphini - Northeastern USA/Canada

@upupa-epops and I are excited to share this guide to common Syrphini of the Northeastern USA/Canada! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated.

To help improve identifications using this guide:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=121991&place_id=7590,6883,13336,7289,7587,6853,9116,13,44,3,38,24,32,35,26,29,20,31,7,33,39,4,42,51,48,52339

Posted on May 19, 2020 17:55 by edanko edanko | 4 comments | Leave a comment

May 06, 2020

Syrphini - Southeastern USA

@upupa-epops and I are excited to share this guide to common Syrphini of the Southeastern USA! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated.

To help improve identifications using this guide:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=121991&place_id=25,12,18,28,36,27,45,37,19,30,43,23,21

Posted on May 06, 2020 17:20 by edanko edanko | 9 comments | Leave a comment

May 05, 2020

Syrphini - Northwestern USA & Western Canada

@upupa-epops and I are excited to share this guide to common Syrphini of the Northwestern USA & Western Canada! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated.

To help improve identifications using this guide:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?place_id=13337,9079,13335,7085,6834,7953,46,10,22,16,15&taxon_id=121991

Posted on May 05, 2020 20:35 by edanko edanko | 15 comments | Leave a comment

April 26, 2020

Syrphini - Southwestern USA

@upupa-epops and I are excited to share this guide to common Syrphini of the Southwestern USA! Questions, suggestions, and other reactions are appreciated.

To help improve identifications using this guide:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=121991&place_id=14,50,40,52,9,34

Posted on April 26, 2020 23:34 by edanko edanko | 14 comments | Leave a comment

November 28, 2019

Fly Guide

I've had this linked to my profile for several months, but I thought I might add it as a journal post so that people can add comments and people can tag one another, etc.

I hope this can be useful, and if someone wants to edit or contribute that would be welcome.

https://sites.google.com/view/flyguide/diptera

Posted on November 28, 2019 21:39 by edanko edanko | 2 comments | Leave a comment

October 04, 2019

Micropezidae - US/Canada


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I haven't spent as much time illustrating this document as others, but I'd love feedback on how to improve the design elements here for general use. Criticisms of the content are also appreciated.

You can use this guide on "Needs ID" observations at the following links:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=132187&place_id=1
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=132187&place_id=6712

Posted on October 04, 2019 17:09 by edanko edanko | 5 comments | Leave a comment

September 27, 2019

Chaoboridae - USA/Canada


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This document is still in development--please share any feedback about format, presentation, etc that you think could make this more useful and accessible!

You can use this guide on "Needs ID" observations at the following links:
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=129901&place_id=1
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/identify?taxon_id=129901&place_id=6712

Posted on September 27, 2019 19:13 by edanko edanko | 6 comments | Leave a comment

September 25, 2019

Bibionidae - genera

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Please share thoughts, criticisms, errors, suggestions, positive feedback, and other comments! This document is still being edited, and I'd like to make it as useful as possible.

Posted on September 25, 2019 15:58 by edanko edanko | 8 comments | Leave a comment