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Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

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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Family Talitridae - Beach Hoppers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Crustacea - Crustaceans
Class Malacostraca - Malacostracans
Superorder Peracarida - Marsupial Crustaceans
Order Amphipoda - Amphipods
Suborder Senticaudata
Family Talitridae - Beach Hoppers

Genus Americorchestia
Species longicornis - Americorchestia longicornis
Species megalophthalma - Americorchestia megalophthalma
Genus Arcitalitrus
Species sylvaticus - Lawn Shrimp
Genus Megalorchestia
Species californiana - California beach flea
Species corniculata - Megalorchestia corniculata
Genus Orchestia
Species grillus - Orchestia grillus
Genus Platorchestia
Species platensis - Platorchestia platensis
Genus Talitroides
Species alluaudi - Talitroides alluaudi
Genus Traskorchestia
Species traskiana - Traskorchestia traskiana
Genus Uhlorchestia
Species uhleri - Uhlorchestia uhleri