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Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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

Previous events

checklist of about 100 spp., with quality habitus photos and distribution maps of most species

looks like the site is gone :-(

Man, you're forcing me to update my website. Thought I could make it a decade. ;-)

...if you feel that way... we all win :)
i just want to make sure, among other things, that every helpful source is easy to quote using the [cite:xxxx] format. i'm planning to add a taxonomic synopsis like here (that one was a headache) to every major --i.e. over 10 nearctic genera-- family, then proceed with quick visual guides to common & more recognizable taxa

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