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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


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Steve Morris, Contributing Editor
E-mail address:
s.morris19@att.net
City, state, country:
INDIANAPOLIS
Biography:

I am somewhat recently (2017) retired from Indiana Department of Natural Resources where I held the position of Director of Division of Outdoor Recreation. Early on in college I took a course titled "Terrestrial Habitats" that started me on the road to plant, bird, and insect identification. While I am curious of all things I come across in nature, I have become especially intrigued with moths. Species found in Indiana kept me busy for a while, but since retiring I have started to travel all over the United States in search of moths I have yet to see.

The learning curve on this venture has been awfully steep and I am no where near the crest, but I have come a long way thanks to the contributors and experts at BugGuide and Moth Photographers Group. The Lepidoptera groups that I am most experienced with include Geometridae, Noctuoidea and Pyraloidea. I am pretty passionate about the mission of BugGuide and hope my contributions will further this mission.
Signature:
Steven P Morris