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Information about 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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Chen Young, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Chen Young
City, state, country:
Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA
Biography:

I am an entomologist at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Crane flies have been the focus of my academic research and I have conducted specimen-based documentation of them in Kansas and currently in Pennsylvania. Crane flies, as a group have been under appreciated due to their fragility. Have been spending much of my time examining the prepared specimens under microscope, I am sure glad to see that folks here are enthusiastic to take part in showing them in a different light. I will do my part to identify them as best I can based on the images and the habitat information you provide.
Signature:
Chen