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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.

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Ryan T. Minard, Contributor
Full name:
Ryan T. Minard
E-mail address:
Instagram: @invertplace
City, state, country:
Greer, SC, USA.

I am an mostly interested in Coleoptera, Mantodea, and Scorpiones. I also dabble in Isopoda and Blattodea. I breed many native species of scorpions and beetles at my home. I have been heavily involved in the online Entomological community for many years and run quite a few Facebook groups/pages. Here are some of them below:
-Ryan Minard