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Upcoming Events

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Tetropium

lab photograph - Tetropium fuscum Tetropium abietis Fall - Tetropium abietis Cerambycidae trapped in multiple-funnel traps - Tetropium velutinum which Longhorn? - Tetropium abietis Brown Beetle - Tetropium Brown Beetle - Tetropium Beetle - Tetropium schwarzianum Phymatodes? - Tetropium parvulum
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Spondylidinae
Tribe Asemini
Genus Tetropium
7 spp. in our area (incl. one adventive), 13 spp. in the New World(1), about a dozen more in the Palaearctic
widespread in our area; other spp. in Mexico & Guatemala(1) and in Eurasia
Internet References
T. castaneum (Linnaeus 1758) (Black Spruce Beetle) fact sheet (anon. 2011)(2)