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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

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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John Schneider, Contributor
jbsho(removethis)uston (at) sbcgl(removethistoo)
City, state, country:
Houston, Texas

Birder, butterflier, dragon/damselflier and all-around bug-guy. I enjoy the beauty and behavior of insects, as well as finding ones that are new to me.

14 probable state records. Most recent: (Probable Texas record, Nostima niveivenosa. ID'd by B. Barnd on May 28, 2017)

74 new taxa to BugGuide. Most recent: (New genus to BugGuide, Coquillettomyia, Cecidomyiidae, Diptera. ID'd by R. Gagne on June 19, 2017)

24 firsts to BugGuide for existing taxa (first immature, first life cycle, etc.). Most recent: (Of the Bugguide images of Henribautia nigricephala, this one is the first definite male. Tentatively ID'd on June 10, 2017)