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

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 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.

Previous events

Randy Emmitt, Contributing Editor
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Butterflies and dragonflies are my most popular photos. My butterfly photos can be found in several current books and 6 new books in 2004!
Randy Emmitt
Rougemount, NC