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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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Lynn Monroe, Contributor
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For many years Gene and I have been compiling a photographic survey of the desert insects of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This survey has just been published. BugGuide was essential for this project. The wonderful group of experts and enthusiasts who devote their time and energy towards identifying bugs have named a great many of the bugs in this survey, thus allowing us to learn about how they live. We are most grateful.

For those interested in more information about this publication, check out our website,

Gene and I are now are working on a similar project for the insects and other arthropods of the Colorado Front Range -- plains, foothills, montane, supalpine and alpine. Already several of these insects have been identified on BugGuide! All the help we have received is great. Thank you, Bug-Guide identifiers!