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Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

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.

Previous events


Family Mantidae

Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina Praying Mantis - Stagmomantis carolina - female Mantid ID - Stagmomantis limbata Mantis - Male - Stagmomantis limbata - male Stagmomantis limbata - female Praying Mantis ootheca? Full or hatched?  - Stagmomantis californica Stagmomantis limbata? - Stagmomantis limbata - male Unknown mantis - Stagmomantis carolina - male

Mexican Unicorn Mantis - Phyllovates chlorophaea Arizona Unicorn Mantis Nymph (Pseudovates   Arizonae) - Pseudovates arizonae Phyllovates Chlorophaea - Phyllovates chlorophaea - female Arizona Unicorn Mantis - Pseudovates arizonae Unicorn Mantis egg case - Phyllovates chlorophaea mantid - Pseudovates arizonae Strange beauty - Pseudovates arizonae Texas Unicorn Mantis - Phyllovates chlorophaea

Horned Ground Mantis - Yersiniops solitarius - female Grasshopper mantid - Yersiniops sophronicus Mantodea - Litaneutria minor - male Mantid - Litaneutria minor White Sands Mantid - Litaneutria minor Litaneutria - Litaneutria ocularis Ground Mantid_Litaneutria - Litaneutria Ground Mantis - Litaneutria - female

Tenodera aridifolia sinensis - Tenodera sinensis - male Are the brown and green different species? - Tenodera sinensis Mantis Nymph - Tenodera sinensis Which Mantid sp.? - Tenodera sinensis Mantid - Tenodera sinensis Mantis Egg - Mantis religiosa Mantis religiosa Mantis religiosa, European Mantis? - Mantis religiosa - female