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Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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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Texas "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) per Texas Parks & Wildlife's (TPW) Texas Conservation Action Plan (TCAP) 2012

Texas Invertebrate SGCN List - 2012

Note, unless they are federally listed, these species have no legal protection.

Most of Texas' beetle SGCN can be seen HERE

Distribution, abundance, taxonomy and life history of south Texas' SGCN beetle species treated in Riley & King (2009).

Studies produced from this funding:

King, J.E. (2015) Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of southern Texas. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A & M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp. (1)
Longing, S., S. Discua and J. Cokendolpher. (2014) Surveys and habitat assessment of endemic insects at the Monahans Dune System, Final report prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 38 pp. (2)
Riley E.G., King J.E. (2008-2009) Element record datasheets submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin. (3)
Williams, L.R. et al. (2014) Ecological niche modeling and field surveys for the Kisatchie painted crayfish, Orconectes maleate [sic]. Report to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin. Pgs. 1-10. (4)