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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

Previous events

Donald R Riley, Contributor
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Donald R Riley
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Katy, Texas

I am currently retired from the USDA. I worked for 23 years as an insect identifier at the plant introduction station in Brownsville Texas. Have interests in all types of wildlife photography. Special interests in Cerambycidae, a few Diptera families and recently the moths. Don't consider myself proficient in any group as I gave away most of my library when I retired as well as about 20 boxex of insects (my personel collection) to Ed Riley at Tex A&M.