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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

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Family Gomphidae - Clubtails

Droagon Fly - Gomphus exilis Pygmy Snaketail exuvia, lateral - Ophiogomphus howei Clubtail - Arigomphus cornutus Pronghorn Clubtail - Gomphus graslinellus Anisoptera, Gomphus; Female - Gomphus spicatus - female Clubtail Dragonfly Broad-striped Forceptail - Aphylla angustifolia - female Lancet Clubtail - Gomphus exilis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Gomphidae (Clubtails)
ca. 100 spp. in 14 genera in our area(1), >900 spp. in ~90 genera worldwide(2)