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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.

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Genus Blastobasis

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Gelechioidea - Twirler Moths and kin
Family Blastobasidae - Scavenger Moths
Subfamily Blastobasinae - Scavenger Moths
Tribe Blastobasini
Genus Blastobasis

Species floridella - Blastobasis floridella - Hodges#1160
Species glandulella - Acorn Moth - Hodges#1162
Species maroccanella - Blastobasis maroccanella - Hodges#1162.1
Species pulchella - Blastobasis pulchella - Hodges#1167
Species taurusella - Blastobasis taurusella - Hodges#1162.3
Species tarda - Blastobasis tarda - Hodges#1162.2
Species yuccaecolella - Blastobasis yuccaecolella - Hodges#1154