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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.

Previous events


Family Omethidae - False Soldier Beetles

Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male Omethes marginatus LeConte - Omethes marginatus Omethes marginatus Omethes marginatus Blatchleya gracilis Cantharid-like beetle - Troglomethes oregonensis Cantharid-like beetle - Troglomethes oregonensis Beetle - Omethes marginatus

Is this Lycidae or Phengodidae or Lampyridae or Omethidae?  Or am I WAY off.... - Matheteus theveneti - male Ginglymocladus discoidea Van Dyke - Ginglymocladus discoidea - male Ginglymocladus luteicollis Van Dyke - Ginglymocladus luteicollis - male Red Beetle - Matheteus theveneti Matheteus theveneti ? - Matheteus theveneti Ginglymocladus discoidea Ginglymocladus discoidea Red Beetle - Matheteus theveneti