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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of 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

Previous events


Series Elateriformia

Madera Canyon Buprestid - Chrysobothris bispinosa - female Buprestid - Acmaeodera alicia Buprestid - Acmaeodera haemorrhoa Beetle - Brachys aerosus Chrysophana placida Chrysobothris ludificata Horn - Chrysobothris ludificata - male Buprestis striata? - Buprestis striata Coleoptera - Chrysobothris exesa

Water Penny on Rock - Psephenus herricki Toe-winged Beetle - Ptilodactyla - male Stenelmis sp.? - Stenelmis crenata Heterocerus - Heterocerus angustatus - male Microcylloepus pusillus beetle - Helichus lithophilus 9048958 Heterocerid - Heterocerus Beetle - Ptilodactyla

Which Click Beetle is this? - Anorus piceus Deathwatch Beetle ( Ptilinus basalis) - Sandalus niger - male Long-horned Beetle - Anorus Sandalus niger Knoch - Sandalus niger - male Beetle - Sandalus porosus Sandalus petrophya - male beetle - Anorus piceus Sandalus niger ovipositing? - Sandalus niger - female

Click Beetle - Conoderus falli Throscid - Aulonothroscus punctatus Lycus fernandezi Duges - Neolycus fernandezi click beetle - Agriotes mancus Polemius repandus? - Polemius Photuris Orthostethus pectinicornis? - Orthostethus pectinicornis reticulated net-winged beetle - Calopteron reticulatum

beetle - Nycteus infumatus Plate-thigh Beetle - Nycteus oviformis Beetle - Contacyphon - female Scirtes orbiculatus (Fabricius) - Scirtes orbiculatus variabilis complex? - Contacyphon - male - female Pennsylvania Beetle  - Nyholmia collaris Contacyphon Very small, able to fly, near porch light in evening  - Contacyphon