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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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Species Oeme rigida

Oeme rigida Psyrassa? - Oeme rigida Oeme rigida? - Oeme rigida Unidentified Long Horn Beetle - Oeme rigida Cypress longhorn beetle - Oeme rigida Oeme rigida deserta? - Oeme rigida Oeme rigida or costata?  (or something else?) - Oeme rigida Oeme sp? - Oeme rigida
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 (Longhorn and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Longhorn Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Oemini
Subtribe Oemina
Genus Oeme
Species rigida (Oeme rigida)
Explanation of Names
Oeme rigida (Say 1826)
2 sspp., both in our area(1)
6-20 mm(2)
habitus distinctive(2)
e. US to AZ-UT - Map (3)
O. r. rigida - e. US to TX
O. r. deserta - AZ-TX-CO-UT(1)
on Juniperus and Taxodium, rarely Pinus(4)
Reared from Cupressus x leylandii, noted here -
uncommon, nocturnal(2)
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