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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Taxonomy
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Genus Plebejus

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Papilionoidea - Butterflies and Skippers
Family Lycaenidae - Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters
Subfamily Polyommatinae - Blues
Genus Plebejus

Species acmon - Acmon Blue - Hodges#4380
Species anna - Anna's Blue - Hodges#4374.1
Species cotundra - Cotundra Blue - Hodges#4381.1
Species emigdionis - San Emigdio Blue - Hodges#4377
Species fridayi - Friday's Blue - Hodges#4375.2
Species glandon - Arctic Blue - Hodges#4384
Species icarioides - Boisduval's Blue - Hodges#4378
Species idas - Northern Blue - Hodges#4374
Species lupini - Lupine Blue - Hodges#4381
Species melissa - Melissa Blue - Hodges#4375
Species neurona - Veined Blue - Hodges#4382
Species optilete - Cranberry Blue - Hodges#4383
Species podarce - Sierra Blue - Hodges#4384.1
Species saepiolus - Greenish Blue - Hodges#4376
Species shasta - Shasta Blue - Hodges#4379
No Taxon lupini/acmon in CA and OR