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Upcoming Events

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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Order Geophilomorpha - Soil Centipedes

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Myriapoda - Myriapods
Class Chilopoda - Centipedes
Order Geophilomorpha - Soil Centipedes

Family Geophilidae
Genus Geophilus
Species flavus - Boreal Yellow-headed Soil Centipede
Species oweni - Great Plains Soil Centipede
Species varians - Geophilus varians
Species mordax - Pitted Soil Centipede
Species vittatus - Diamondback Soil Centipede
Genus Arenophilus
Species bipuncticeps - Northern Short-clawed Centipede
Species iugans - Arenophilus iugans
Genus Pachymerium
Species ferrugineum - Long-jawed Shore-crawler
Genus Arctogeophilus
Species umbraticus - Eastern Saw-toothed Centipede
Genus Strigamia
Species bidens - Strigamia bidens
Species bothriopus - Strigamia bothriopus
Species branneri - Strigamia branneri
Species epileptica - Strigamia epileptica
Species chionophila - Strigamia chionophila
Species fusata - Strigamia fusata
Genus Taiyuna
Species claremontus - Taiyuna claremontus
Species isantus - Taiyuna isantus
Species moderata - Taiyuna moderata
Genus Zygona
Species duplex - Zygona duplex
Family Himantariidae
Genus Garriscaphus
Species amplus - Garriscaphus amplus
Family Linotaeniidae
Family Mecistocephalidae
Genus Dicellophilus
Species anomalus - Dicellophilus anomalus
Species limatus - Dicellophilus limatus
Family Schendylidae
Genus Escaryus
Genus Nyctunguis
Genus Schendyla
Species nemorensis - Schendyla nemorensis