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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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Genus Chlosyne - Patches, Checkerspots

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Papilionoidea - Butterflies and Skippers
Family Nymphalidae - Brush-footed Butterflies
Subfamily Nymphalinae - Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Chlosyne - Patches, Checkerspots

Species gorgone - Gorgone Checkerspot - Hodges#4489
Species nycteis - Silvery Checkerspot - Hodges#4490
Species harrisii - Harris's Checkerspot - Hodges#4491
Species hoffmanni - Hoffmann's Checkerspot - Hodges#4497
Species palla - Northern Checkerspot - Hodges#4492
Species acastus - Sagebrush Checkerspot - Hodges#4493
Species gabbii - Gabb's Checkerspot - Hodges#4495
Species whitneyi - Sierra Nevada Checkerspot - Hodges#4492.1
Species damoetas - Rockslide Checkerspot - Hodges#4496
Species californica - California Patch - Hodges#4498
Species lacinia - Bordered Patch - Hodges#4499
Species janais - Crimson Patch - Hodges#4503
Species rosita - Rosita Patch - Hodges#4504
Species melitaeoides - Red-spotted Patch - Hodges#4501.1
Species eumeda - Medial Patch - Hodges#4501.2
Species endeis - Banded Checkerspot - Hodges#4501
Species definita - Definite Patch - Hodges#4500
Species theona - Theona Checkerspot - Hodges#4508
Species leanira - Leanira Checkerspot - Hodges#4505
Species cyneas - Black Checkerspot - Hodges#4507
Species fulvia - Fulvia Checkerspot - Hodges#4506