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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Information, 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.

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Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

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Unidentified Tracks and Trails

Unidentified trail (Honey Bee, Apis mellifera?) in wet beach sand fossil insect trackway
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Unidentified Tracks, Sign, and Other Mysteries)
No Taxon Unidentified Tracks and Trails
This section is for arthropod tracks and trails that have not been identified to order. Those with known identities are linked below.

MEGALOPTERA - Myrmeleontidae - Myrmeleon (antlion larva)

COLEOPTERA - Tenebrionidae - Eleodes (darkling beetle)

HYMENOPTERA - Apidae - Apis mellifera (honey bee)
Print References
Davis, R.B., Minter, N.J., and Braddy, S.J. (2007) The neoichnology of terrestrial arthropods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 255, 284-307.
Lucas, S.G. and Lerner, A.J. (2005) Lower Pennsylvanian invertebrate ichnofossils from the Union Chapel Mine, Alabama: a preliminary assessment; in: Buta, R.J., Rindsberg, A.K., and Kopaska-Merkel, D.C., eds., Pennsylvanian Footprints in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates
Charley Eiseman & Noah Charney. 2010. Stackpole Books.