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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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Taxonomy
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Infraorder Brachyura - True Crabs

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Crustacea - Crustaceans
Class Malacostraca - Malacostracans
Superorder Eucarida - Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.)
Order Decapoda - Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp
Infraorder Brachyura - True Crabs

Family Calappidae - Box crabs
Family Cancridae - Rock Crabs
Family Epialtidae - Kelp Crabs and Spider Crabs
Family Gecarcinidae - Land Crabs
Family Grapsidae - Marsh Crabs, Shore Crabs, and Talon Crabs
Family Hepatidae
Family Inachidae
Family Leucosiidae
Family Ocypodidae - Fiddler Crabs and Ghost Crabs
Family Panopeidae
Family Pilumnidae
Family Pinnotheridae - Pea Crabs
Family Portunidae - Swimming Crabs
Family Sesarmidae
Family Ucididae
Family Xanthidae - Mud Crabs