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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

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



Diagram of an insect - front view of head
Diagram of an insect - front view of head
2 of 3 images of this specimen.
Image after a figure in: A Field Guide to Insects (1)

Archilestes Damselfly - Archilestes californica
Archilestes Damselfly - Archilestes californica
Sunol Regional Park, California, USA
November 16, 2005
I believe this is a Archilestes genus Damselfly. Could anyone tell me what species it is, or if its in the Lestes genus instead? Thanks a lot!

The Hebrew - Polygrammate hebraeicum
The Hebrew - Polygrammate hebraeicum
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
July 6, 2004

Diamondback Moth - Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth - Plutella xylostella
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 11, 2004
Identified by comparing to photos in MPG.

Packard's Concealer Moth - Semioscopis packardella
Packard's Concealer Moth - Semioscopis packardella
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 7, 2004
I compared this to the images on MPG #912 and #913, and I can't decide which of the 2 this is.

Moth - Agonopterix atrodorsella
Moth - Agonopterix atrodorsella
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
April 29, 2004

Small colorful moth - Cosmopterix gemmiferella - female
Small colorful moth - Cosmopterix gemmiferella - Female
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
July 6, 2004
2 of 2 images of this specimen.

Small colorful moth - Cosmopterix gemmiferella - female
Small colorful moth - Cosmopterix gemmiferella - Female
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
July 6, 2004
1 of 2 images of this specimen.
ID'd by Bob Patterson's MPG site as a Cosmopterix species.

Diagram of an insect
Diagram of an insect
1 of 3 images of this specimen.
Minus most of the legs and antennae

Image after a figure in: A Field Guide to Insects (1)

Ladybird - Labidomera clivicollis
Ladybird - Labidomera clivicollis
Blue Ridge Parkway, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
October 11, 2004