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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

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Chen Young, Contributing Editor
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Chen Young
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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.