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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 Tetragnatha - Longjawed Orbweavers

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Order Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon Entelegynes
Family Tetragnathidae - Long-jawed Orb Weavers
Genus Tetragnatha - Longjawed Orbweavers

Species caudata - Tetragnatha caudata
Species elongata - Tetragnatha elongata
Species extensa - Tetragnatha extensa
Species guatemalensis - Tetragnatha guatemalensis
Species laboriosa - Silver Longjawed Orbweaver
Species nitens - Tetragnatha nitens
Species pallescens - Tetragnatha pallescens
Species straminea - Tetragnatha straminea
Species versicolor - Tetragnatha versicolor
Species viridis - Tetragnatha viridis
No Taxon dark folium, wide white outline, dark wedge or Y on carapace
No Taxon folium constricted narrowly, ill definded segments
No Taxon dark folium, narrow white outline
No Taxon strikingly different patterns
No Taxon rows of dots
No Taxon golden, paired orange/brown stripes, dark fishbone pattern
No Taxon profile like Levi fig 149, straminea?
No Taxon profile like Levi fig 46, big bulky, angular, guatemalensis?
No Taxon long, thin, gold
No Taxon long, thin, red
No Taxon long, thin, reddish gold, light fishbone pattern
No Taxon dark folium, unsorted, nitens, earmra, dearmata, versicolor
No Taxon full, round, pointed, relatively short abdomen, no dark dorsum
No Taxon juveniles?
No Taxon Alberta and Saskatchewan
No Taxon Vermont, Quebec, and East