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Upcoming Events

Information, 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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Infraorder Gerromorpha - Semiaquatic Bugs

Vernal pool insect, many on surface of water, visa view a water strider  - Hydrometra martini Walking stick - Hydrometra Small Insect Walking on Water - Hydrometra Hydrometra australis Water Measurer - Hydrometra martini Water Measurer from south central Montana - Hydrometra Hydrometra Hydrometridae - Hydrometra martini

Water Treader - Mesovelia mulsanti Pond bug - Mesovelia Mesovelia? - Mesovelia Water Treader IMG_0172 - Mesovelia Water Treader IMG_2165 - Mesovelia - male - female Unknown Gerridae - Mesovelia Mesovelia sp. - Mesovelia Mesovelia

Water Strider - Gerris Water Striders - Mating Pair - Aquarius remigis - male - female Water Strider - Aquarius remigis Water Strider - Aquarius conformis - female Gerrinae? - Aquarius Unidentified Water Strider Which Water Strider is this? - Limnoporus notabilis water strider

Velvet Water Bug - Merragata brunnea Velvet Water Bug - Hebrus Water bug - Merragata hebroides Hebridae hemipteran - Merragata hebroides Hebridae Merragata hebroides Chinch bug look-alike with curious behaviour (under water) - Merragata hebroides