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Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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

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65023065221 Jul 2019 - 4:07pm
by Megan C Hess
If you have suggestions on how to improve a specific guide page, post them here for editors to review. (For general discussion of Guide Pages, use the Web Site Problems and Suggestions forum.)
71921996 Jul 2019 - 4:57pm
by John Schneider
Discussion of specimens which may be misidentified in the guide.
566169212 Jun 2019 - 9:49am
by Yurika Alexander
If you need an additional guide page created for a certain taxon, ask the editors for it here.
1930500718 Jul 2019 - 11:50am
by Ken Wolgemuth
Check status, report problems, or suggest improvements.
1306860416 Jul 2019 - 9:01pm
by R. Berg
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160245919 Jul 2019 - 4:37pm
by taffycat
For discussion about which classifications we should follow within the guide.
443259224 Jun 2019 - 4:14pm
by John F. Carr
Photography drives this web site. Discuss equipment and techniques here.
400277710 Jul 2019 - 8:53pm
by AnimalGuy
Anything related to nearctic spiders.
408165217 Jul 2019 - 10:15am
by Brian Grant
For discussion of the more humble kind of Lepidoptera.
295108919 Jul 2019 - 8:30am
by Steve Nanz
Concerted efforts to identify and photograph all of our species for a particular group of bugs. NOT for identification requests (use ID Request for that).
4438923 Dec 2018 - 9:27pm
by Edward L. Ruden
Sometimes you need to rear to identify. Discover and document life cycles!
15846 Jul 2019 - 11:00pm
by HPL
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by dvoribird
Announcements for and discussion among BugGuide's contributing editors.
209146421 Jul 2019 - 12:02am
by john and jane balaban
Remembering those who have put time and effort into the Guide.
26619 Jul 2019 - 8:43am
by Lynette Elliott