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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Genus Orgyia

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Noctuoidea - Owlet Moths and kin
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Lymantriinae - Tussock Moths
Tribe Orgyiini
Genus Orgyia

Species antiqua - Rusty Tussock Moth - Hodges#8308
Species definita - Definite Tussock Moth - Hodges#8314
Species detrita - Fir Tussock Moth - Hodges#8313
Species falcata - Orgyia falcata - Hodges#8317
Species leucostigma - White-marked Tussock Moth - Hodges#8316
Species leuschneri - Box-elder Tussock Moth - Hodges#8315
Species magna - Orgyia magna - Hodges#8310
Species pseudotsugata - Douglas Fir Tussock - Hodges#8312
Species vetusta - Western Tussock Moth - Hodges#8309
No Taxon eggs and hatchlings
No Taxon cocoons