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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


Superfamily Coccoidea - Scales and Mealybugs

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
Superfamily Coccoidea - Scales and Mealybugs

Family Aclerdidae
Family Asterolecaniidae
Family Cerococcidae - Ornate Pit Scale Insects
Family Coccidae - Soft Scale Insects
Family Dactylopiidae - Cochineal Insects
Family Diaspididae - Armored Scale Insects
Family Eriococcidae - Felt Scales
Family Kermesidae - Gall-like Scale Insects
Family Kerriidae - Lac Scales
Family Kuwaniidae
Family Lecanodiaspididae - False Pit Scales
Family Margarodidae - Ground Pearls
Family Matsucoccidae
Family Monophlebidae - Giant Scale Insects
Family Ortheziidae - Ensign Scales
Family Phoenicococcidae - Palm Scales
Family Pityococcidae
Family Pseudococcidae - Mealybugs
Family Putoidae - Giant Mealybugs
Family Steingeliidae
Family Xylococcidae