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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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

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wasp on erigonum - Tachytes distinctus - male
wasp on erigonum - Tachytes distinctus - Male
Chico, Butte County, California, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 12 - 16mm

RC Scorpion - Paravaejovis spinigerus
RC Scorpion - Paravaejovis spinigerus
Red Creek, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
May 9, 2016
2 of 2 images of this specimen.
In this view a portion of the telson venter is visible. Red Creek is about 8km west of the Verde River in southeast Yavapai Co.

Euplexia benesimilis
Euplexia benesimilis
Manzanita, Tillamook County, Oregon, USA
June 7, 2016

? - Smodicum cucujiforme
? - Smodicum cucujiforme
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
June 8, 2016
10 pm. Long-horned?

Insara? - Insara elegans - female
Insara? - Insara elegans - Female
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
June 4, 2016
4 of 4 images of this specimen.

Insara? - Insara elegans - female
Insara? - Insara elegans - Female
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
June 4, 2016
3 of 4 images of this specimen.

Insara? - Insara elegans - female
Insara? - Insara elegans - Female
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
June 4, 2016
2 of 4 images of this specimen.

possible Tetragnathidae spider - Tetragnatha
possible Tetragnathidae spider - Tetragnatha
The Villages, Sumter County, Florida, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 1.5 in
This appears to be a long-jawed orb spider Tetragnatha sp. Wondering if the picture is adequate to confirm species - looks like possible T. nitens

Insara? - Insara elegans - female
Insara? - Insara elegans - Female
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
June 4, 2016
1 of 4 images of this specimen.
Caught using a sweep net on diverse vegetation at Rio Bosque Wetlands Park

Bee
Bee
Georgetown/Berry Springs Park, Williamson County, Texas, USA
June 8, 2016
Size: 20-25mm long 6mm wide
This is first time I have seen this insect and saw 3 today in two different locations about 500 yards apart. One was in a flower plot and other two were on the ground on wooded trail