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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

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Family Adelidae - Fairy Moths

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Adeloidea - Fairy Moths and kin
Family Adelidae - Fairy Moths

Subfamily Adelinae
Genus Adela
Species caeruleella - Southern Longhorn Moth - Hodges#0227
Species eldorada - Adela eldorada - Hodges#0226
Species flammeusella - Adela flammeusella - Hodges#0224
Species punctiferella - Adela punctiferella - Hodges#219
Species purpurea - Adela purpurea - Hodges#0229
Species ridingsella - Ridings' Fairy Moth - Hodges#0228
Species singulella - Adela singulella - Hodges#0220
Species septentrionella - Adela septentrionella - Hodges#0221
Species thorpella - Adela thorpella - Hodges#0223
Species trigrapha - Adela trigrapha - Hodges#0225
No Taxon nr. singulella with short antennae
Genus Nemophora
Species bellela - Nemophora bellela - Hodges#0218
Genus Cauchas
Species dietziella - Cauchas dietziella sp. grp. - Hodges#0212
Species sedella - Cauchas sedella - Hodges#0214
Species simpliciella - Cauchas simpliciella - Hodges#0216