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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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Bjoern Rulik, Contributing Editor
Full name:
Bjoern Rulik
E-mail address:
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City, state, country:
Bonn, Germany
Biography:

Passionate Dipterist...

Since the youth I was interested in any living thing bearing more than two legs.

I studied biology at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University Greifswald and graduated with a diploma in biology (major: zoology; minors: biochemistry & ecology) in March 2003.

Beside lower Diptera in general, I am interested in the diversity of Holarctic “Fungus Gnats” (Diptera: Sciaroidea).