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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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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

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Species Laccophilus fasciatus

Laccophilus - Laccophilus fasciatus Dytiscid? - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus fasciatus Aube - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus? - Laccophilus fasciatus Diver #19 - Laccophilus fasciatus 9019620 Laccophilus - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus fasciatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Laccophilinae
Genus Laccophilus
Species fasciatus (Laccophilus fasciatus)
Explanation of Names
Laccophilus fasciatus Aubé 1838
4.3-5.2 mm(1)
across the US (except for the Rockies & Pacific Northwest) & Mexico(1)
Internet References