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Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

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 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.

Previous events


Suborder Prostigmata - Prostigs

Tallulah Falls Mite 3 Mite Mite Mite

Mite and springtail The struggle of life and death (as played out in a swimming pool) - Penthaleus major Bdellidae? Rhagidiidae Linopodes Snout mite Black and red mite in lichen - Penthaleus major Mite/Acari  - Penthaleus major

Mite - Balaustium Water Mites - Arrenurus - female mite - Leptus Mite? - Anystis mite 30 Red Velvet Mite - Allothrombium Erythraeid Hydrachnidia (water mites)? - Hydrachna

Demodex sp. - Demodex Unknown Pyemotes mite species boxelder galls - Aceria negundi gall on Ulmus crassifolia Pink Gall - Aculus Unknown insect sign on leaf of American Beech - Acalitus ferrugineum Bisected achene within juniper berry, lateral - Trisetacus Unidentified Gall on Chinkapin Oak