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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 BugGuide 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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


Family Romaleidae - Lubber Grasshoppers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Orthoptera - Grasshoppers, Crickets, Katydids
Suborder Caelifera - Grasshoppers
Family Romaleidae - Lubber Grasshoppers

Genus Brachystola - Grassland Lubbers
Species magna - Plains Lubber Grasshopper
Genus Dracotettix - Dragon Lubbers
Species monstrosus - Dracotettix monstrosus
Genus Phrynotettix - Toad Lubbers
Species robustus - Robust Toad Lubber
Species tshivavensis - Chihuahua Lubber
Genus Romalea - Lubber Grasshoppers
Species microptera - Eastern Lubber Grasshopper
Genus Spaniacris - Spanistic Desert Grasshopper
Species deserticola - Spanistic Desert Grasshopper
Genus Taeniopoda - Horse Lubbers
Species eques - Horse Lubber
Genus Tytthotyle - Furnace Heat Lubber
Species maculata - Furnace Heat Lubber