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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

Taxonomy
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Genus Plateros

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 Lycidae - Net-winged Beetles
Genus Plateros

Species bispiculatus - Plateros bispiculatus
Species capitatus - Plateros capitatus
Species centralis - Plateros centralis
Species coccinicollis - Plateros coccinicollis
Species flavoscutellatus - Plateros flavoscutellatus
Species lictor - Plateros lictor
Species modestus - Plateros modestus
Species peregrinus - Plateros peregrinus
Species sollicitus - Plateros sollicitus
Species subtortus - Plateros subtortus
Species timidus - Plateros timidus
Species volatus - Plateros volatus