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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

Joshua R. Jones, Contributor
Full name:
Joshua R. Jones
City, state, country:
Laredo, TX, USA

Entomologist Identifier, USDA/APHIS/PPQ, Laredo, Texas USA

Curator of Collections, Southwestern Research Station (AMNH), Portal, Arizona, USA

Subject Editor of Mecoptera, Zootaxa

Former full-time lecturer at Utah Valley University in Orem, UT, and part time instructor at Blinn College in Bryan, TX.
Subjects: Invertebrate Zoology, Bio for Science Majors, and General Biology

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Dissertation: systematics of owlflies (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontiformia: Ascalaphidae)

Master's, North Carolina State University
Thesis: systematics of leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Ledrinae)

B.S., Brigham Young University
Project: molecular systematics of scorpionflies (Mecoptera: Panorpidae and Panorpodidae)