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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


Genus Clytus

longhorned beetle - Clytus ruricola wasp mimic beetle? - Clytus ruricola Unknown insect - Clytus ruricola A new beetle for me. - Clytus planifrons Xylotrechus species - Clytus pacificus Long-horned Beetle - Clytus ruricola Clytus Long-horned Beetle - Clytus planifrons Clytus marginicollis
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 (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Clytini
Genus Clytus
Other Common Names
C. arietis is called "wasp beetle" in the UK
Explanation of Names
Clytus Laicharting 1784
in the New World, 8 spp. in our area + 1 in Mexico(2), >40 spp. in Eurasia
in our area, 2 spp. eastern and 6 western(2)