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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

Kevin H. Wirth, Contributor
Full name:
Kevin H. Wirth
E-mail address:
you can reach me at 360-990-5422 M-F 8-5 PACIFIC Time (please be sure to check the time before you call!)
City, state, country:
Coeur D'Alene, ID - USA

Most of the moth images posted here are of specimens found in and around my residence. I live in a forest of Alder, Maple, Fir, and Cedar, with typical northwest underbrush like salaal and blackberry. Most of the moths are newly hatched, which accounts for their generally superb condition.
Kevin Wirth