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Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide 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.

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


Family Ixodidae - Hard Ticks

Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - female BG2392 E0240 - Amblyomma Unknown Bug - Amblyomma americanum tick - Amblyomma americanum Unfamiliar ticks - Amblyomma dissimile Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - female Amblyomma maculatum Lone-star tick? - Amblyomma americanum

Tick - Dermacentor - male Male Winter Tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Packard, 1869) - Dermacentor albipictus - male Tick Confirmation - Dermacentor Dorsal view - Dermacentor variabilis - male And then there were... - Dermacentor variabilis oval, black lined, dark-red Tick with beige-white scutum with 6 cervical groove dashes & faint central stripe; light leg patches - Dermacentor - female Dermacentor male? - Dermacentor occidentalis - male Rocky Mountain or Dog Tick - Dermacentor - male

Tick from rabbit - Haemaphysalis leporispalustris Ixodidae 1st Instar - Haemaphysalis Ixodidae 1st Instar - Haemaphysalis Haemaphysalis longicornis - female Haemaphysalis longicornis - female Haemaphysalis sp. - Haemaphysalis Haemaphysalis sp. - Haemaphysalis

Deer Tick Nymph - Ixodes scapularis Blacklegged Tick - Ixodes scapularis - female Tick Found on Cat - Ixodes kingi Tick  Tick 3  2 of 3  Tick with human tissue on stylus - Ixodes Florida Cat Tick - Ixodes Another tick - Ixodes - male Ixodes pacificus - Ixodes - female tick - Ixodes scapularis - male

Brown dog Tick - Rhipicephalus sanguineus Tick id - Rhipicephalus sanguineus another Haemaphysalis? - Rhipicephalus sanguineus Florida Tick - Rhipicephalus sanguineus Rhipicephalus sanguineus? - Rhipicephalus sanguineus - male Brown Dog Tick? - Rhipicephalus sanguineus - male - female Brown Dog Tick? - Rhipicephalus sanguineus - female Engorged Rhipicephalus sanguineus?  - Rhipicephalus sanguineus - female