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BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

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

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Barry Grivett, Contributor
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Barry Grivett
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Age 66 (2009), a retired attention-to-detail commercial aircraft electronics technician/mechanic long interested in the natural world (trees, rivers, etc.), for 3 years I’ve taken photography (increasingly, close-up photography) seriously and in the process become fascinated by insects and spiders. In September 2006, I discovered plant galls (especially those of cynipid wasps); now, I can’t think about much else though I am occasionally distracted by beetles and spiders. I’m ashamed to admit, I’m attracted to the most photogenic (colorful/shapely/etc.).