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Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide 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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

James Bailey, Contributing Editor
Full name:
James Bailey
Email is best.
City, state, country:
Current Los Angeles, California; have been around the world a bi

Hi! I curate Coccinellidae on this site. Besides this, I'm a life-long naturalist. I deal with all fields, particularly birds, wildflowers, and insects.

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