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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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Villu Soon, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Villu Soon
E-mail address:
vilts[ät]ut.ee
City, state, country:
Tartu, Estonia
Biography:

I have been interested in cuckoo wasps since 1998 and these insects are now my PhD project, my job, and my hobby. After starting with local Estonian fauna I expanded the geographic coverage quickly and now I am collecting and studying them worldwide. The cuckoo wasps of the US are relatively easy to work with since the fauna is pretty well studied and good keys in English are available and I have pretty nice collection of US species to compare with. Nevertheless the taxonomy of US cuckoo wasps is not done - there are some groups that need further study...