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Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, 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

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


Tribe Diaperini

Ground Beetle - Cynaeus angustus Tenebrionid - Alphitophagus bifasciatus Tenebriionidae, dorsal - Alphitophagus bifasciatus Adelina pallida Flat bark beetle - Adelina 160228C04 - Adelina Cynaeus angustus    - Adelina

Officer, have you seen my family? - Platydema micans Coleoptera - Platydema subcostatum Platydema americanum - female Beetle - Neomida bicornis - male Platydema ruficorne (Sturm) - Platydema ruficorne Darkling Beetle - Diaperis maculata  Tetratoma truncorum? - Neomida bicornis Platydema excavatum - male