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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

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Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths

Superfamily Adeloidea - Fairy Moths and kin
Superfamily Alucitoidea - Many-plume Moths
Superfamily Bombycoidea - Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths
Superfamily Choreutoidea - Metalmark Moths
Superfamily Carposinoidea - Fruitworm Moths
Superfamily Cossoidea - Carpenter and Clearwing Moths
Superfamily Drepanoidea - Hooktip and False Owlet Moths
Superfamily Epermenioidea - Fringe-tufted Moths
Superfamily Eriocranioidea - Eriocraniid Moths
Superfamily Galacticoidea - Galacticid Moths
Superfamily Gelechioidea - Twirler Moths and kin
Superfamily Geometroidea - Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths
Superfamily Gracillarioidea - Ribbed Cocoon-maker and Leaf Blotch Miner Moths
Superfamily Hepialoidea - Ghost Moths
Superfamily Hyblaeoidea - Teak Moths
Superfamily Lasiocampoidea - Tent Caterpillar and Lappet Moths
Superfamily Micropterigoidea - Mandibulate Archaic Moths
Superfamily Mimallonoidea - Sack-bearer Moths
Superfamily Neopseustoidea - Archaic Sun Moths
Superfamily Nepticuloidea - Pygmy Leafmining Moths
Superfamily Noctuoidea - Owlet Moths and kin
Superfamily Papilionoidea - Butterflies and Skippers
Superfamily Pterophoroidea - Plume Moths
Superfamily Pyraloidea - Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths
Superfamily Schreckensteinioidea - Bristle-legged Moths
Superfamily Thyridoidea - Window-winged Moths
Superfamily Tineoidea - Tubeworm, Bagworm, and Clothes Moths
Superfamily Tischerioidea - Trumpet Leafminer Moths
Superfamily Tortricoidea - Tortricid Moths
Superfamily Urodoidea - False Burnet Moths
Superfamily Yponomeutoidea - Ermine Moths and kin
Superfamily Zygaenoidea - Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin
No Taxon Unassigned Apoditrysia
No Taxon Unidentified Eggs & Hatchlings
No Taxon Unidentified microlep immature stages
No Taxon Unidentified Pupae and Cocoons - Lepidoptera
No Taxon Moths and caterpillars covered by fungus
No Taxon Moths (Please do not post or move any new images to this page - see Info)