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Information about 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

Marius Aurelian, Contributor
Full name:
Marius Aurelian
City, state, country:
Coquitlam, BC, Canada

I have started my informal education on the wonderful world of insects more than 16 years ago. This passion instilled in me by my former grade 6 teacher continued to mature as years passed and became increasingly focused on moths. It reached its peak once i acquired my first generator. Formal education on insects started with volunteering (which, incidentally, was the trigger for my continuing passionate study of clearwings) and ended with a Masters degree on semiochemical-based mass trapping of the apple clearwing moth in BC.