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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

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Family Cimicidae - Bed Bugs

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Heteroptera - True Bugs
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Cimicoidea
Family Cimicidae - Bed Bugs

Subfamily Cimicinae
Genus Cimex
Species lectularius - Common Bed Bug
No Taxon bat bugs
Species pilosellus - Bat Bug
Species adjunctus - Eastern Bat Bug
Genus Oeciacus
Species vicarius - Swallow Bug
Subfamily Haematosiphoninae
Genus Cimexopsis
Species nyctalis - Chimney Swift Bugs
Genus Hesperocimex
Species coloradensis - Colorado Bed Bug
Genus Ornithocoris
Species pallidus - Ornithocoris pallidus
Genus Primicimex
Species cavernis - Primicimex cavernis