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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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Michael C. Thomas, Contributor
Full name:
Michael C. Thomas
City, state, country:
Gainesville, Florida, USA
Biography:

Note: Michael C. Thomas passed away in October 2019. (Obituary)

I've been collecting insects since I was 11, concentrating on beetles for the past 30 years or so. Recently, I retired as head of the Entomology Section at the Florida Department of Agriculture and head curator of the Florida State Collection of Arthropods. My research specialty is in the Cucujoidea but I am interested in and collect all beetles.