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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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Myriapoda, myriapod

Millipede - Sigmoria trimaculata Tropical Centipede - Scolopendra viridis  Symphyla Pauropoda
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (M)
No Taxon Myriapoda, myriapod
Explanation of Names
From Greek myrias (μυριας) 10,000 (i.e., countless) plus podos foot, leg.
Myriapoda noun - a superclass (or subphylum) of arthropods comprising the millipedes (Diplopoda), centipedes (Chilopoda), Symphyla, and Pauropoda.
myriapod noun - a member of the Myriapoda.
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