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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 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.

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Subfamily Pterophorinae

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A rose by any other name would... - Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla Artichoke Plume Moth - Platyptilia carduidactylus Plume moth - caterpillar - Geina periscelidactylus Tribe Platyptiliini Lantanophaga pusillidactyla? - Lantanophaga pusillidactylus Pterophoroidea - Cnaemidophorus rhododactyla Stenoptilodes taprobanes or S. brevipennis - Stenoptilodes Platyptilia carduidactylus - Artichoke Plume Moth - Hodges#6109 - Platyptilia carduidactylus

Plume Moth 40mm wingspan - Hellinsia balanotes Morning-glory Plume Moth  - Emmelina monodactyla West Virginia Plume Plume Moths Plain Plume Moth (Hellinsia homodactylus) MAYBE Pterophorid - Hellinsia balanotes Adaina ambrosiae Emmelina monodactyla

Oxyptilus delawaricus - Hodges #6097 - Oxyptilus delawaricus