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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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

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Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Order Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon Entelegynae

Family Agelenidae - Funnel Weavers
Family Amaurobiidae - Hacklemesh Weavers
Family Anapidae
Family Anyphaenidae - Ghost Spiders
Family Araneidae - Orb Weavers
Family Cheiracanthiidae
Family Cithaeronidae
Family Clubionidae - Sac Spiders
Family Corinnidae - Antmimics and Ground Sac Spiders
Family Ctenidae - Wandering Spiders
Family Cybaeidae
Family Deinopidae - Ogrefaced spiders
Family Desidae
Family Dictynidae - Mesh Web Weavers
Family Gnaphosidae - Ground Spiders
Family Hahniidae
Family Hersiliidae - Hersiliids
Family Homalonychidae
Family Linyphiidae - Sheetweb and Dwarf Spiders
Family Liocranidae - Liocranid Sac Spiders
Family Lycosidae - Wolf Spiders
Family Mimetidae - Pirate spiders
Family Miturgidae - Prowling Spiders
Family Mysmenidae
Family Nephilidae
Family Nesticidae
Family Oecobiidae - Wall spiders
Family Oxyopidae - Lynx Spiders
Family Philodromidae - Running Crab Spiders
Family Phonognathidae
Family Phrurolithidae - Guardstone Spiders
Family Pimoidae
Family Pisauridae - Nursery Web Spiders
Family Prodidomidae
Family Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Family Selenopidae - Flatties
Family Sparassidae - Huntsmen Spiders
Family Tetragnathidae - Long-jawed Orb Weavers
Family Theridiidae - Cobweb Spiders
Family Theridiosomatidae - Ray Spiders
Family Thomisidae - Crab Spiders
Family Titanoecidae
Family Trachelidae
Family Trechaleidae
Family Uloboridae - Cribellate Orb Weavers
Family Zodariidae
Family Zoropsidae - False Wolf Spiders & Wandering Spiders
No Taxon Unidentified Spiderlings/Juveniles
No Taxon collected specimens - possible ID coming
No Taxon Micaria/Castianeira