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Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

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


Subfamily Nymphalinae - Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.

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Tailed Cecropian - Historis acheronta Tailed Cecropian - Historis acheronta

Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa Vanessa atalanta  Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa Vanessa virginiensis  ? - Vanessa cardui Butterfly on Echinacea  - Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta Painted lady butterfly - Vanessa cardui Butterfly - Polygonia interrogationis

Malachite - Siproeta stelenes - male White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae - female White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae Unknown Butterfly - Anartia jatrophae White Peacock? - Anartia jatrophae Siproeta stelenes (Linnaeus) - Siproeta stelenes Peacock6 - Anartia jatrophae White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae

Common Buckeye - Junonia coenia - male Common Buckeyes - Junonia coenia - male - female Common buckeye caterpillar - Junonia coenia common buckeye - Junonia coenia A buckeye, but which? - Junonia evarete Buckeye? - Junonia coenia - female Common Buckeye - Junonia coenia Cat_10192020_MP_3090 - Junonia coenia

Silvery Checkerspot For Illinois In July - Chlosyne nycteis - female Unknown caterpillar- Pearl Crescent? - Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent ? - Phyciodes tharos - female Pearl Cresent - Phyciodes tharos Butterfly at the Plainsboro Preserve - Phyciodes tharos Crescent Butterfly - Phyciodes cocyta - male Mylitta? - Phyciodes mylitta Northern Crescent Butterfly, ? - Phyciodes tharos