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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

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Subfamily Aphrophorinae

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha - True Hoppers
Infraorder Cicadomorpha - Cicadas, Spittlebugs, Leafhoppers, and Treehoppers
Superfamily Cercopoidea - Spittlebugs
Family Aphrophoridae - Typical Spittlebugs
Subfamily Aphrophorinae

Tribe Aphrophorini
Genus Aphrophora
No Taxon Subgenus Aphrophora
Species alni - European Alder Spittlebug
Species ampliata - Aphrophora ampliata
Species angulata - Aphrophora angulata
Species quadrinotata - Four-spotted Spittlebug
Species salicina - Willow Spittlebug
No Taxon alni or quadrinotata
No Taxon Subgenus Peuceptyelus
Species regina - Aphrophora regina
Species princeps - Cone Spittlebug
No Taxon Subgenus Pinimber
Species cribrata - Pine Spittlebug
No Taxon Subgenus Plesiommata
Species canadensis - Aphrophora canadensis
Species fulva - Western Pine Spittlebug
Species gelida - Boreal Spittlebug
Species irrorata - Aphrophora irrorata
Species maculosa - Aphrophora maculosa
Species moscoviciae - Aphrophora moscoviciae
Species parallella - Spruce Spittlebug
Species permutata - Douglas-fir Spittlebug
Species punctipes - Aphrophora punctipes
Species saratogensis - Saratoga Spittlebug
No Taxon undetermined immature stages
Tribe Cloviini
Genus Lepyronia
Species angulifera - Lepyronia angulifera
Species coleoptrata - Lepyronia coleoptrata
Species gibbosa - Hill-prairie Spittlebug
Species quadrangularis - Diamondback Spittlebug
Tribe Philaenini
Genus Neophilaenus
Species lineatus - Lined Spittlebug
Genus Paraphilaenus
Species parallelus - Fen Spittlebug
Genus Philaenarcys
Species bilineata - Prairie Spittlebug
Species spartina - Salt Marsh Spittlebug
Species killa - Sand Plain Spittlebug
Genus Philaenus
Species spumarius - Meadow Spittlebug
Genus Philaronia
Species canadensis - Philaronia canadensis
Species abjecta - Philaronia abjecta
Tribe Ptyelini
Genus Cephisus
Species brevipennis - Cephisus brevipennis
Species laticeps - Cephisus laticeps
Species variolosus - Cephisus variolosus