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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

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Family Meinertellidae - Rock Bristletails

Microcoryphia - Machiloides banksi Microcoryphia - Bristletails - Machilinus aurantiacus Microcoryphia - Bristletails - Machilinus aurantiacus Machiloides banksi Rock Bristletail Rock Bristletail Bristletail with great eyes Hypomachiloides texanus?
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Microcoryphia (Bristletails)
Family Meinertellidae (Rock Bristletails)
6 spp. in 4 genera in our area(1)
much of the US; 1 sp. ranges into BC(1)