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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

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Family Paronellidae

blind myrmecophile - Cyphoderus similis Arthropleona - Cyphoderus similis Salina banksi? - Salina banksi Salina banksi Might These Be Mites? - Cyphoderus similis Order Collembola:  - Salina banksi Salina banksi? - Salina banksi Entomobryidae? - Salina beta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Superfamily Entomobryoidea
Family Paronellidae
Numbers
2 subfamilies (Paronellinae: mostly Indo-Pacific, 5 tribes, 3 in our area; Cyphoderinae worldwide, 1 genus in our area), with ? spp. in 5 genera in our area and >500 spp. in 40 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide; in NA, more diverse in the west and FL(1)