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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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Unidentified Moth - Hemileuca eglanterina

Unidentified Moth - Hemileuca eglanterina
Lundy Canyon, Inyo National Forest, Mono County, California, USA
July 20, 2007
Size: 5-6 cm
Observed on sage brush in the zone where the Eastern Sierra meets the desert (i.e, coniferous mountain forest to the west and Great Basin desert to the east). Elevation 7100 ft. Location was about 5 mi. NW of Mono Lake.

7744 -- Elegant Sheepmoth - Hemileuca eglanterina
.... a species with much variation in coloration.

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