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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


Subclass Acari - Mites and Ticks

running crab spider w/ mites - Leptus Mite ID The struggle of life and death (as played out in a swimming pool) - Penthaleus major Insect-related? - Aceria nyssae Mite Nymphochrysalis Dinothrombium? - Dinothrombium Euphthiracaroidea Willow leaf spatter galls, upper side - Aculus

Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - Amblyomma americanum Antennophorus sp. male, lateral - Antennophorus - male Interesting Tick - Dermacentor variabilis Blacklegged Tick - Ixodes scapularis Unknown Mite - male Ixodes affinis - female Dermacentor variabilis Bentsen HQ tick  - Amblyomma cajennense - male