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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

FOR REVIEW: Moths That Can Be Confused

These are moths that are confused often.
Family Arctiidae - Tiger Moths
Family Saturniidae - Giant Silkworm Moths
Family Noctuidae - Owlet Moths
Family Sesiidae - Clear-Winged and Wasp Moths
Family Notodontidae - Prominents
Family Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths

Family Arctiidae - Tiger Moths
Leopard Moth vs. Giant Leopard Moth

Giant Leopard Moth vs. Many-spotted Tiger Moth

Acrea Moth vs. Virginian Tiger Moth

Agreeable Tiger Moth vs. Fall Webworm Moth

Agreeable Tiger Moth vs. Dubious Tiger Moth

Fall Webworm vs. Dubious Tiger Moth

Spilosoma danbyi vs. Brown Tiger Moth

Great Tiger Moth vs. St. Lawrence Tiger Moth

Virginia Ctenucha vs. Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth vs. Orange Patched Smoky Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth vs. Grapeleaf Skeletonizer

Genus Apantesis vs. Genus Grammia

Apantesis carlotta vs. A. phalerata vs. A. nais

Grammia phyllira vs. Parthenice Tiger Moth

Fall Webworm Moth vs. Many Spotted Tiger Moth

Oregon Cycnia vs Reversed Haploa

Hypercompe oslari vs. Giant Leopard Moth

Notarctia proxima vs. Grammia nevadensis

Arge Moth vs. Doris Tiger Moth

Edward's Wasp Moth vs. Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Acrea Moth vs. Many-spotted Tiger Moth

Family Saturniidae - Giant Silkworm Moths
Female Promethea Moth vs. Male Tulip-Tree Silkmoth

Rosy Maple Moth vs. Pink Prominent

Family Noctuidae - Owlet Moths
Wittfield's Forester vs. Eight-Spotted Forester

Pearly Wood Nymph vs. Beautiful Wood Nymph

Family Sesiidae - Clear-Winged and Wasp Moths
Vitacea admiranda vs. Oak Stump Borer Moth

Hornet Clearwing vs. Paranthrene pellucida

Western Poplar Clearwing vs. Hornet Clearwing

Family Notodontidae - Prominents
White Furcula vs. Black-Etched Prominent

Family Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths
Rustic Sphinx vs. Pawpaw Sphinx

Tomato Hornworm vs. Tobacco Hornworm

Genus Sphinx vs. Elsa's Sphinx

Virginia Creeper Sphinx vs. Azalea Sphinx

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Under "Fall Webworm vs. Dubious Tiger Moth," what species is in the third picture?

Hmm... Not sure
will remove

Nice job!
I agree with both John and Lynette's comments as well. I'll have to consider drafting something like this for wasps....

If these
aren't in the "See Also" sections of the info pages, that would be a good place to have them. If I find a moth in the guide that looks like mine then I look to see what else might look like that in the "See Also" section.

I like this
I've been thinking of doing the same thing with some spiders.

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