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

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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I found this moth under the light at the park tonight
I found this moth under the light at the park tonight
Austin, Williamson County, Texas, USA
March 22, 2017
Thank you very much for the ID!

Pococera sp - Pococera
Pococera sp - Pococera
Jefferson Co Park, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
July 24, 2013
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
Side view of same moth.

JeffCoPk_7-2013

Pococera sp - Pococera
Pococera sp - Pococera
Jefferson Co Park, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
July 24, 2013
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
Found during Natl Moth Nite event.
Believe this is P. humerella based on photos in BG and MPG

JeffCoPk_7-2013

Hazel bud damage
Hazel bud damage
Upper Iowa River WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
March 2, 2017
5 of 5 images of this specimen.
Blackening and hollowing in center of bud

Hazel bud damage
Hazel bud damage
Upper Iowa River WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
March 2, 2017
4 of 5 images of this specimen.
Bud with most scales removed; irregular hole chewed in one of remaining scales

? - Atteva aurea
? - Atteva aurea
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
March 22, 2017
11 pm

Hazel bud damage
Hazel bud damage
Upper Iowa River WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
March 2, 2017
3 of 5 images of this specimen.
Bud with outermost scale removed; tunnel still visible leading to center of bud

Hazel bud damage
Hazel bud damage
Upper Iowa River WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
March 2, 2017
2 of 5 images of this specimen.
This and the first image in the series show the bud with all scales present.
The pictures that follow show the bud as I pulled off its scales one by one.

Hazel bud damage
Hazel bud damage
Upper Iowa River WMA, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
March 2, 2017
1 of 5 images of this specimen.
Swollen / misshapen bud of hazel, Corylus, with a borehole leading to the center of the bud; center of bud blackened and hollowed out

Thrips? Fly larva? I'm stumped. Whoever did this was sadly no longer present when I came across the damaged bud.

?
?
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
March 22, 2017
11 pm. Banasa?

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