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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Subfamily Phymatinae - Ambush Bugs

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Heteroptera - True Bugs
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae - Assassin Bugs
Subfamily Phymatinae - Ambush Bugs

Genus Phymata - Jagged Ambush Bugs
Species americana - Phymata americana
Subspecies coloradensis - Phymata americana coloradensis
Subspecies metcalfi - Phymata americana metcalfi
Subspecies americana - Phymata americana americana
Species arctostaphylae - Phymata arctostaphylae
Species borica - Phymata borica
Species fasciata - Phymata fasciata
Subspecies mystica - Phymata fasciata mystica
Species luxa - Phymata luxa
Species maculata - Phymata maculata
Species noualhieri - Phymata noualhieri
Species pacifica - Phymata pacifica
Species pennsylvanica - Pennsylvania Ambush Bug
Species rossi - Phymata rossi
Species vicina - Phymata vicina
Species species-one-west - Phymata americana metcalfi Evans
No Taxon nymphs and eggs
No Taxon pennsylvanica or americana
Tribe Macrocephalini
Genus Lophoscutus
Species prehensilis - Lophoscutus prehensilis
Species uhleri - Lophoscutus uhleri
Genus Macrocephalus
Species cimicoides - Macrocephalus cimicoides
Species dorannae - Macrocephalus dorannae