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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

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

Photos of 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

Previous events


Family Araneidae - Orb Weavers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Order Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon Entelegynae
Family Araneidae - Orb Weavers

Genus Acacesia
Genus Acanthepeira
Genus Aculepeira
Genus Allocyclosa
Genus Araneus
Genus Araniella
Genus Argiope - Garden Orbweavers
Genus Cercidia
Genus Colphepeira
Genus Cyclosa - Trashline Orbweavers
Genus Cyrtophora
Genus Edricus
Genus Eriophora
Genus Eustala
Genus Gasteracantha
Genus Gea
Genus Hypsosinga
Genus Kaira - Frilled Orbweavers
Genus Larinia
Genus Larinioides - Furrow spiders
Genus Mangora
Genus Mastophora - Bolas Spiders
Genus Mecynogea
Genus Metazygia
Genus Metepeira
Genus Micrathena
Genus Neoscona - Spotted Orbweavers
Genus Ocrepeira
Genus Scoloderus
Genus Singa
Genus Trichonephila - Golden Orb-weavers
Genus Verrucosa
Genus Wagneriana
Genus Zygiella
No Taxon unidentified egg sacs, spiderlings, & young spiders
No Taxon Reviewed / Currently No ID
No Taxon holding bin--ventral sides only