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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 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.

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Jeffrey Cole, Contributing Editor
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Jeffrey Cole
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Lawrence, Kansas, United States

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Kansas, studying song evolution in shield-back katydids of the genera Aglaothorax and Neduba. I have a general interest in sound-producing insects, and avidly collect all manner of Orthoptera and Cicadidae. I curate the Orthoptera and Cicadidae collections at the University of Kansas. I also studied dragonflies and damselflies for some time and curated the Odonata collection at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.