Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

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 BugGuide 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.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events

Brian H. Reily, Contributor
Full name:
Brian H. Reily
City, state, country:
Tempe, Arizona, USA

Formerly: Undergraduate researcher through the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM) at LSU with a long standing love for critters of the six legged variety. Then, working through LSU's School of the Coast and Environment, providing quantity and quality control for arthropod specimens collected via sweep net along the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Currently: Starting Masters degree at Arizona State University, working through the Hasbrouck Insect Collection.

I have grown relatively comfortable with identifying Eastern Cleridae, though some taxa are still troublesome. I am currently learning south-eastern Cerambycidae. I also have a fairly good grasp on generic level classification of Evaniidae. With each new identification, I learn a bit more about our insect world!

I am also very fond of stomatopods.