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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

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Class Arachnida - Arachnids

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids

Subclass Acari - Mites and Ticks
Order Amblypygi - Tailless Whipscorpions
Order Araneae - Spiders
Order Uropygi - Whipscorpions
Order Opiliones - Harvestmen
Order Palpigradi - Microscorpions
Order Pseudoscorpiones - Pseudoscorpions
Order Schizomida - Short-tailed Whipscorpions
Order Scorpiones - Scorpions
Order Solifugae - Windscorpions
Order Ricinulei - Hooded Tickspiders