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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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

Ethmia semilugens

Species page needed for Ethmia semilugens - Hodges # 0976 here

Online reference photos at MPG

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Thanks Robin, Nice page you put together!
Thanks Robin, Nice page you put together!

Robin, I too have noticed what an amazing job you do on putting together info pages for species. As a new editor, I was pretty disappointed when the first page I created ended up so devoid of helpful information. (Unfortunately, I am pretty much limited to the Internet at this point as I have almost nothing in the way of print references.) Anyway, this is the species page I created for C. rickseckerellus. The pages you have authored for several other Crambus species are just wonderful and I was wondering if you might be able to fill mine out a little when you find the time?

Thanks, you two.
Virtually all of the material I add to the Guide comes from the Internet, using the steps mentioned here. In many cases, a Google search for a species and/or genus returns several pages of results, so it's just a matter of digging through them. One downside is that hyperlinks often change or die over time, and I've noticed that many of the links I added a few years ago are now broken. Oh well.

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