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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

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Genus Herpyllus

Parson Spider - Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Spider - Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Western Parson Spider - Herpyllus propinquus Eastern Parson Spider - Herpyllus ecclesiasticus - male Small zebra jumper spider? - Herpyllus ecclesiasticus spider - Herpyllus ecclesiasticus Herpyllus propinquus eating a Loxosceles apachea  - Herpyllus - female H. hesperolus male - Herpyllus hesperolus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Gnaphosidae (Ground Spiders)
Genus Herpyllus
13 species in Bugguide's range.
Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time permits.

H. bubulcus - USA, Mexico
H. cockerelli - USA, Mexico
H. convallis - USA, Mexico
H. ecclesiasticus - North America
H. emertoni - USA
H. excelsus - USA, Mexico
H. gertschi - USA, Mexico
H. hesperolus - North America
H. propinquus - North America
H. regnans - USA
H. reservatus - USA, Mexico
H. scholasticus - USA
H. schwarzi - USA
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