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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

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Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Dave Smith, Contributor
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Dave Smith
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Research Entomologist (retired), Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, c/o National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washingon, DC.

Though retired, I still go the Museum 3 or 4 times a week and can now spend full time on sawflies (as well as other interests - Aulacidae, Gasteruptiidae, Trigonalidae, Stephanidae, and Evaniidae), finishing many projects, improvement and curation of the sawfly collection, and so on. Always interestedin seeing specimens and attempting to id photos.