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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

Previous events


Tribe Lasiini

Pale Ant? - Lasius Ant - Lasius - female Flying Ant? - Lasius Smaller yellow ant - Lasius claviger Ant - Lasius americanus Lasius worker - Lasius niger Ant - Lasius neoniger - female Formicidae - Lasius latipes

Ant, in the company of red harvesters - Myrmecocystus mimicus Unknown (nocturnal?) Ant - Myrmecocystus mexicanus - female Snaggletooth Queen Ant - Myrmecocystus - female Formicidae  - Myrmecocystus Myrmecocystus? - Myrmecocystus Myrmecocystus najavo or M. mexicanus? - Myrmecocystus mexicanus Myrmecocystus - female Ant on spurge - Myrmecocystus

false honey?? - Nylanderia flavipes Nylanderia hystrix Caterpillar being eaten by ants - Nylanderia flavipes Nylanderia austroccidua Ant in Anaheim California - Nylanderia Hymenoptera - Nylanderia terricola Small Hymenoptera - Nylanderia

Are these crazy ants?  - Paratrechina longicornis Paratrechina? - Paratrechina longicornis Formicidae - Paratrechina longicornis Ants on a palm frond - Paratrechina longicornis Paratrechina longicornis? - Paratrechina longicornis Paratrechina longicornis - female what kind of ant/wasp prey ? - Paratrechina longicornis what kind of ant/wasp prey ? - Paratrechina longicornis

Shiny Ant, aka _______? - Prenolepis imparis Which ant? - Prenolepis imparis - female Ant - Prenolepis imparis Formicid - Prenolepis imparis Early Unknown Hymenoptera - Parapolybia? - Prenolepis imparis - female winter ant - Prenolepis imparis - female ant - Prenolepis imparis