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Upcoming Events

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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Subfamily Harpactorinae

Apiomerus flaviventris - Yellow-bellied Bee Assassin assassinating a bee… - Apiomerus flaviventris Apiomerus spissipes Colorful insect - Apiomerus spissipes Assassin Bug? - Apiomerus crassipes Apiomerus californicus - California Bee Assassin? - Apiomerus californicus Apiomerus crassipes Mating, Apiomerus longispinis? - Apiomerus longispinis - male - female Apiomerus cazieri

Assassin Bug Nymph - Zelus luridus Mystery bug eating a Japanese beetle - Arilus cristatus Bug ID Request - Zelus luridus Funky ant? - Arilus cristatus Give me a name please... - Sinea Vancovuer Bug - Zelus renardii Zelus luridus? - Zelus luridus Orange and black assassin bug - Zelus longipes