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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

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

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Russell Rogers, Contributing Editor
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Russell Rogers
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City, state, country:
West Chester, PA, USA

I am a fish and wildlife biologist working for a federal agency. My career has been quite varied. I am an ornithologist by training and spent a number of years working on habitat selection in non-game birds. I then switched to aquatic nuisance species, invasion ecology, and disease and pest of bivalves in marine ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. In the back ground, as a hobby, I studied insect biology and taxonomy. For most of my life I have been interested in Brachycera flies and in particular dipterian ectoparasites of North American birds and mammals. However, in recent years I have turned most of my attention to Coleoptera. My current employment deals mostly with agricultural pest and wood boring beetles.

I am interested in exchanging specimens with anyone. Email me if you are interested.
Russell Rogers
302 Franklin Street
West Chester, PA 19380
(360) 808-7197