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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Suborder Oniscidea - Woodlice

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Crustacea - Crustaceans
Class Malacostraca - Malacostracans
Superorder Peracarida - Marsupial Crustaceans
Order Isopoda - Isopods
No Taxon Scutocoxifera
Suborder Oniscidea - Woodlice

Infraorder Diplocheta
Family Ligiidae - Rock Slaters
Genus Ligidium
Species blueridgensis - Ligidium blueridgensis
Species elrodii - Ligidium elrodii
Species gracile - Ligidium gracile
Species lapetum - Ligidium lapetum
Species latum - Ligidium latum
Genus Ligia - Seaslaters
Species baudiniana - Ligia baudiniana
Species exotica - Wharf Roach
Species occidentalis - Western Seaslater
Species oceanica - European Seaslater
Species olfersii - Ligia olfersii
Species pallasii - Ligia pallasii
Infraorder Holoverticata
No Taxon Orthogonopoda
No Taxon Synocheta
Family Trichoniscidae
Genus Androniscus
Species dentiger - Androniscus dentiger
Genus Brackenridgia
Species heroldi - Brackenridgia heroldi
Genus Haplophthalmus
Species danicus - Spurred Ridgeback
Genus Hyloniscus
Species riparius - Hyloniscus riparius
Genus Miktoniscus
Species spinosus - Miktoniscus spinosus 0
Species medcofi - Miktoniscus medcofi
Genus Trichoniscus
No Taxon Crinocheta
Family Alloniscidae
Genus Alloniscus
Species perconvexus - Alloniscus perconvexus
Family Armadillidae - Tropical and Southern Pillbugs
Genus Venezillo
Species parvus - Venezillo parvus
Species arizonicus - Venezillo arizonicus
Genus Cubaris
Species murina - Little Sea Pillbug
Family Armadillidiidae - European Pillbugs
Genus Armadillidium
Species nasatum - Nosy Pillbug
Species vulgare - Common Pillbug
Family Cylisticidae
Genus Cylisticus
Species convexus - Curly Woodlouse
Family Detonidae
Genus Detonella
Species papillicornis - Detonella papillicornis
Genus Armadilloniscus
Species holmesi - Armadilloniscus holmesi
Species lindahli - Armadilloniscus lindahli
Species ellipticus - Armadilloniscus ellipticus
Family Oniscidae - Sowbugs
Genus Oniscus
Species asellus - European Sowbug
Family Philosciidae
Genus Atlantoscia
Species floridana - Florida Fast Woodlouse
Genus Chaetophiloscia
Species sicula - Chaetophiloscia sicula
Genus Littorophiloscia
Species richardsonae - Littorophiloscia richardsonae
Species vittata - Littorophiloscia vittata
Genus Philoscia
Species muscorum - Philoscia muscorum
Family Platyarthridae
Genus Niambia
Species capensis - Niambia capensis
Genus Platyarthrus - Ant Woodlice
Species aiasensis - Platyarthrus aiasensis
Species hoffmannseggii - Ant woodlouse
Family Porcellionidae
Genus Acaeroplastes
Genus Porcellio
Species dilatatus - Giant Canyon Woodlouse
Species laevis - Swift Woodlouse
Species scaber - Common Rough Woodlouse
Species spinicornis - Brickwork Woodlouse
Genus Porcellionides
Species floria - Porcellionides floria
Species pruinosus - Porcellionides pruinosus
Species virgatus - Porcellionides virgatus
Genus Proporcellio
Species vulcanius - Proporcellio vulcanius
Family Trachelipodidae
Genus Trachelipus
Species rathkii - Rathke's Woodlouse
Genus Nagurus
Species cristatus - Dwarf Gray Striped Isopod
Family Rhyscotidae
Genus Rhyscotus
Species texensis - Rhyscotus texensis
No Taxon Tylida
Family Tylidae
Genus Tylos
Species punctatus - Tylos punctatus
Species niveus - Tylos niveus