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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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Genus Necydalis

Wasp-mimicking Beetle - Necydalis rudei - female Necydalis - Necydalis mellita Ichneumon - Necydalis laevicollis Longhorned Beetle - Necydalis cavipennis Necydalinae? - Necydalis barbarae Ichneumon? - Necydalis mellita Necydalis but which one? - Necydalis cavipennis Wasp Mimic Longhorn - Necydalis mellita
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 Necydalinae
Genus Necydalis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Necydalis Linnaeus 1758
7 spp. in the New World, all in the nominate subgenus and all in our area(1); much more diverse in the Old World
in our area, N. mellita in e. NA, the rest are western(1)