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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


Superorder Parasitiformes

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Subclass Acari - Mites and Ticks
Superorder Parasitiformes

Order Ixodida - Ticks
Family Argasidae - Soft Ticks
Genus Argas
Genus Carios
Species kelleyi - Carios kelleyi
Genus Ornithodoros
Species turicata - Ornithodoros turicata
Genus Otobius
Species megnini - spinose ear tick
Family Ixodidae - Hard Ticks
Genus Amblyomma
Species americanum - Lone Star Tick
Species cajennense - Cayenne Tick
Species dissimile - Iguana Tick
Species maculatum - Gulf Coast Tick
Species triste - Amblyomma triste
Species tuberculatum - Gopher Tortoise Tick
Genus Dermacentor
Species albipictus - Dermacentor albipictus
Species andersoni - Rocky Mountain Wood Tick
Species occidentalis - Pacific Coast Tick
Species similis - Western Dog Tick
Species variabilis - American Dog Tick
Genus Haemaphysalis
Species longicornis - Asian Longhorned Tick
Species leporispalustris - Haemaphysalis leporispalustris
Genus Ixodes
Species banksi - Ixodes banksi
Species dentatus - Ixodes dentatus
Species marxi - Squirrel Tick
Species kingi - Ixodes kingi
Species pacificus - Western Black-legged Tick
Species scapularis - Black-legged Tick
Species affinis - Ixodes affinis
Genus Rhipicephalus
Species sanguineus - Brown Dog Tick
Order Mesostigmata - Mesostigs
Suborder Sejina
Family Sejidae
Genus Adenosejus
Genus Sejus
Family Uropodellidae
Genus Uropodella
Suborder Arctacarina
Suborder Parasitina
Suborder Epicriina
Superfamily Epicrioidea
Family Epicriidae
Family Zerconidae
Genus Prozercon
Suborder Uropodina
Superfamily Uropodoidea
Family Dinychidae
Genus Dinychus
Family Polyaspididae
Genus Polyaspis
Family Trachytidae
Genus Trachytes
Genus Polyaspinus
Family Trachyuropodidae
Family Trematuridae
Family Uropodidae
Suborder Antennophorina
Superfamily Antennophoroidea
Superfamily Celaenopsoidea
Family Diplogyniidae
Genus Neolobogynium
Species americana - Neolobogynium americana
Genus Lobogynioides
Family Euzerconidae
Superfamily Megisthanoidea
Family Megisthanidae
Genus Megisthanus
Species floridanus - Megisthanus floridanus
Suborder Dermanyssina
Superfamily Rhodacaroidea
Superfamily Veigaioidea
Family Veigaiidae
Genus Veigaia
Superfamily Phytoseioidea
Family Blattisociidae
Genus Lasioseius
Genus Cheiroseius
Family Phytoseiidae
Genus Amblyseius
Species andersoni - Amblyseius andersoni
Species swirskii - Amblyseius swirskii
Genus Neoseiulus
Genus Typhlodromus
Species occidentalis - Western predatory mite
Family Podocinidae
Genus Podocinum
Superfamily Ascoidea
Family Ameroseiidae
Genus Ameroseius
Family Ascidae
Genus Platyseius
Superfamily Dermanyssoidea
Family Laelapidae
Family Spinturnicidae
Family Macronyssidae
Genus Ornithonyssus
Species bacoti - Tropical Rat Mite
Species sylviarum - Northern Fowl Mite
Family Varroidae
Genus Varroa
Species destructor - Varroa destructor
Superfamily Eviphidoidea
Family Parholaspididae
Family Macrochelidae
Genus Glyptholaspis
Genus Macrocheles
Species penicilliger - Macrocheles penicilliger
No Taxon images that D.E. Walter was unable to ID further []
No Taxon further unidentifiable nymphs, per D.E. Walter [tmp. page]
Order Opilioacarida
Superfamily Opilioacaroidea
Family Opilioacaridae
Genus Neocarus
Species texanus - Neocarus texanus