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Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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

Previous events


Infraorder Anomura - Hermit Crabs and Mole Crabs

crab petrolisthes eriomerus - Petrolisthes eriomerus Petrolisthes armatus? - Petrolisthes armatus Polyonyx gibbesi Polyonyx gibbesi Pachycheles rudis Pachycheles rudis Tuna crab aka as Pelagic crabs - Pleuroncodes planipes

Mole Crab - Emerita talpoida Emerita talpoida Emerita talpoida Mole Crab - Emerita talpoida Tiny  - Emerita Tiny  - Emerita Athropod found in beach sand - Emerita talpoida Mole crab? - Emerita talpoida

hermit crab Hermit Crab - Pagurus longicarpus Pagurus zoea - Pagurus Pagurus longicarpus? - Pagurus longicarpus Hermit Crab Clibanarius vittatus? Paguridae Paguridae