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Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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

James Bailey, Contributing Editor
Full name:
James Bailey
Email is best. Please do not send to "worldwidewildlife" as this is a discontinued address.
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.

I take my IDs of our not-so-little ladybug fauna seriously! Please also consider supporting my ID app on the iOS app store: (Note: this is no longer available due to the financial cost of keeping it "online" in the store)

Please email me if you want to use my photos for anything.

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