Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from 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

Lyn Atherton, Contributing Editor
City, state, country:
Buffalo, KY

Born and reared in Ft. Myers, FL. Always interested in arthropods, other than roaches! Took entomology courses from Charles Covell at U. Of Louisville. With husband, Brooks, conducted monthly arthropod sampling for two and one-half years at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve SP, Okeechobee Co, FL. Presently engaged in similar projects at Eglin AFB (Walton-Santa Rosa counties, FL), Blackwater River SF, Okaloosa Co, FL, and at our farm in Buffalo, KY.
Lyn Atherton
Buffalo, KY