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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.

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Genus Acanthocinus

Pinned specimen - Acanthocinus obsoletus - male BG2146 E1062 - Acanthocinus nodosus - female Ponderosa Pine Bark Borer - Acanthocinus princeps Acanthocinus obsoletus ? - Acanthocinus obsoletus - male TX Longhorn Beetle? - Acanthocinus obsoletus Acanthocinus pusillus? - Acanthocinus pusillus - female Longhorn Beetle - Acanthocinus obsoletus Flat-headed long-horn? - Acanthocinus obliquus - female
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 Lamiinae (Flat-Faced Longhorns)
Tribe Acanthocinini
Genus Acanthocinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
8 spp. in the New World, all in our area(1), ~30 spp. in 2 subgenera total(2)
holarctic (incl. most of NA) & Oriental, 2/3 of spp. are in Eurasia(2)