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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 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.

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Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
No Taxon Glossary
No Taxon P

No Taxon Palearctic. Palaearctic
No Taxon Paleoptera
No Taxon palpus, palpi
No Taxon paramere, paramera
No Taxon paraproct
No Taxon parascolus, parascoli
No Taxon parasite, parasitism
No Taxon parasitoid
No Taxon parapsidal lines
No Taxon parthenogenesis, parthenogenic, parthenogenetic
No Taxon paurometabolous
No Taxon pectinate
No Taxon pedicel, pedicle, peduncle, pedicellate, pedunculate
No Taxon pedipalp
No Taxon petiole
No Taxon pharate (pupal) adult
No Taxon phase
No Taxon phenology
No Taxon phoresy, phoresis, phoretic
No Taxon phylogenetics
No Taxon phytophage, phytophagous, phytophagy
No Taxon piceous
No Taxon pilose, pilous, pilosity
No Taxon pitfall trap
No Taxon planidium, planidia
No Taxon pleuron, pleura, pleurae, pleurite, pleural
No Taxon plumose
No Taxon pollinia, pollinium; pollinaria, pollinarium
No Taxon polyembryony
No Taxon polygynous
No Taxon polylectic
No Taxon polymorphism
No Taxon polyphenism, polyphenic, seasonal polyphenism
No Taxon PM, postmedial line, PM line, p.m. line
No Taxon prealar
No Taxon predator, predatory, predaceous, predation
No Taxon prepectus
No Taxon presocial, presociality
No Taxon pretarsus
No Taxon proboscis, proboscises, proboscides
No Taxon procurved
No Taxon profemur, profemora
No Taxon prognathous
No Taxon proleg (abdominal proleg, anal proleg)
No Taxon pronotum, pronotal
No Taxon propleuron
No Taxon propodeum, propodeal
No Taxon prosoma
No Taxon prosternum
No Taxon protarsus
No Taxon prothorax
No Taxon protibia
No Taxon proximal
No Taxon pruinose
No Taxon psammophilous
No Taxon pterostigma
No Taxon Pterygota, pterygote
No Taxon ptilinum, ptilinal suture
No Taxon pubescence, pubescent
No Taxon puddling
No Taxon pulvillus, pulvilli
No Taxon punctate, punctulate
No Taxon pupa, pupae, pupate, pupation
No Taxon puparium, puparia
No Taxon pygidium
No Taxon pygophore