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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


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Taxonomy
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Genus Lygus - Lygus Bugs

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Heteroptera - True Bugs
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae - Plant Bugs
Subfamily Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Lygus - Lygus Bugs

Species abroniae - Lygus abroniae
Species atriflavus - Lygus atriflavus
Species ceanothi - Lygus ceanothi
Species convexicollis - Lygus convexicollis
Species elisus - Pale Legume Bug
Species hesperus - Western Tarnished Plant Bug
Species keltoni - Lygus keltoni
Species lineolaris - Tarnished Plant Bug
Species mexicanus - Lygus mexicanus
Species plagiatus - Lygus plagiatus
Species punctatus - Lygus punctatus
Species rubroclarus - Lygus rubroclarus
Species shulli - Lygus shulli
Species striatus - Lygus striatus
Species unctuosus - Lygus unctuosus
Species vanduzeei - Lygus vanduzeei
No Taxon not yet identified nymphs
No Taxon unidentified group 1 (mostly green)
No Taxon unidentified group 2 (mostly red)