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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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Tribe Saperdini

Poplar Borer Beetle - Saperda calcarata Alder Borer - Saperda obliqua Poplar Borer - Saperda calcarata Beetle in Michigan's Upper Peninsula - Saperda candida Saperda imitans - Saperda tridentata Elm Borer - Saperda tridentata Saperda mutica Unknown longhorn beetle in Alabama - Saperda lateralis
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 Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles)
Tribe Saperdini
Explanation of Names
Saperdini Mulsant 1839
15 spp. of a single genus in the New World, all in our area(1), almost 1,400 spp. in >130 genera total(2)
primarily Old World group, with 2/3 spp. in the Oriental Region(2)