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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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Michael Merchant, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Michael Merchant
E-mail address:
m-merchant@tamu.edu
City, state, country:
Dallas, TX USA
Biography:

I am retired Extension specialist in urban entomology for Texas Cooperative Extension, now living in Bellingham, WA. I am interested in insect macrophotography, especially of insects and spiders affecting structures and urban landscapes.
Signature:
Michael Merchant
Retired Professor and Extension Entomologist
3462 Bridlewood Ct, Bellingham WA 98226