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Upcoming Events

Information about 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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Superfamily Erythraeoidea - long-legged velvet mites

mite oval red Mite with dark-red abdomen covered with uniform sparse whitish cetae - Balaustium Mite on click beetle - Leptus Tiny bug feeding on aphid  - Balaustium Large mite Concrete mite ? - Balaustium Mite - Balaustium Mite (preying on an ant)

rangy light red mite rangy light red mite Smarididae Clypeosoma- Erythraeoidea - Clypeosoma Smarididae Clypeosoma- Erythraeoidea - Clypeosoma - female ?Smarididae Erythraeinae? Erythraeinae? Unknown mite from Dublin, CA

Mite on a firefly Red mites Red mites Mites Parasitized Mites on Melanolophia canadaria Mites on Carynota mera Mites on a Bristletail