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Upcoming Events

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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Drew Sheaffer, Contributor

From: Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Current location: Raleigh, North Carolina

BS - Entomology and Wildlife Conservation, University of Delaware, 2009-2013
MS - Biological Sciences, Wright State University, 2014-2016

For my Masters I studied tachinid diversity and orthopteran parasitism rates in remnant and constructed prairie fragments in Ohio.

I am not an expert on any particular taxa but am generally interested in:

-Fulgoroidea (and some other Auchenorrhyncha)
-Parasitic Hymenoptera

I currently work for the North Carolina Department of Agriculture - Agronomic Division performing nematode assays and identifying plant-parasitic nematodes.