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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.

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Superfamily Nepoidea

Weird Biting Beetle - Benacus griseus Giant Water Bug - Lethocerus americanus Georgia Beetle - Benacus griseus Belostomatidae - Benacus griseus Data Point (alive and well) - Abedus indentatus water bug - Abedus? - Abedus Abedus indentatus Lethocerus medius

Water Scorpion (Ranatra sp.) - Ranatra quadridentata Water Scorpion - Ranatra fusca Brown Waterscorpion? - Ranatra fusca Water Scorpion - Curicta pronotata Curicta scorpio Water scorpion? - Ranatra Water Scorpion 3/10/20 - Ranatra Ranatra drakei