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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 Hemicrepidius memnonius

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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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrometrinae
Tribe Dendrometrini
Subtribe Hemicrepidiina
Genus Hemicrepidius
Species memnonius (Hemicrepidius memnonius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemicrepidius brevicollis
Explanation of Names
Hemicrepidius memnonius (Herbst)
15–24 mm (comments to photo in guide)
Widespread: Alberta, Missouri, east to Nova Scotia, Florida (Beetles of Florida)
Internet References
Beetles of Florida--gives range
Rob Curtis--photo
North Carolina State University Entomology--lists 64 specimens, including ones from that state