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Upcoming Events

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

Previous events


Order Odonata - Dragonflies and Damselflies

Which Darner? - Aeshna Maine Snaketails male claspers, top and lateral views - Ophiogomphus mainensis - male Widow Skimmer - Libellula luctuosa - male Jade Clubtail - Arigomphus submedianus - male Orange Dragonfly - Brachymesia gravida Red dragonfly - Sympetrum Halloween Pennant? - Celithemis eponina SCREECH - Macrodiplax balteata - male

Damselfly to ID - Enallagma carunculatum - female Spreadwing? - Lestes unidentified damselfy - Hetaerina americana - male Citrine Forktail - Ischnura hastata - male Nehalennia irene? - female American Rubyspot - Hetaerina americana - male Spine-tipped Dancer - Argia plana - male quarry damsel - Lestes