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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Tribe Cephini

Stem Sawfly - Cephus cinctus Stem Sawfly 1 - Calameuta clavata - male - female Stem Sawfly 3 - Calameuta clavata - male Calameuta clavata? - Cephus cinctus - female id help - Cephus cinctus Insct - Calameuta middlekauffi Calameuta clavata ♀? - Calameuta clavata - female Cephus from montane Sierra Nevada - Cephus cinctus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Symphyta" - Sawflies, Horntails, and Wood Wasps)
Family Cephidae (Stem Sawflies)
Tribe Cephini
3 genera, with 5 (mostly adventive) spp. in our area and ~60 total
mostly Eurasia, also represented in NA (where only Calameuta spp. are native)