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See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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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Tribe Diaperini

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon Series Cucujiformia
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Diaperini

Subtribe Adelinina
Genus Adelina
Species bidens - Adelina bidens
Species pallida - Adelina pallida
Species plana - Adelina plana
Genus Alphitophagus
Species bifasciatus - Two-banded Fungus Beetle
Genus Cynaeus
Species angustus - Larger Black Flour Beetle
Species depressus - Cynaeus depressus
Genus Doliodesmus
Species charlesi - Doliodesmus charlesi
Genus Gnatocerus
Species cornutus - Broad-horned Flour Beetle
Species guatemalensis - Gnatocerus guatemalensis
Species maxillosus - Slender-horned Flour Beetle
Genus Iccius
Species cylindricus - Iccius cylindricus
Genus Sitophagus
Species alveolatus - Sitophagus alveolatus
Species hololeptoides - Sitophagus hololeptoides
Subtribe Diaperina
Genus Diaperis
Species californica - Diaperis californica
Species maculata - Diaperis maculata
Species rufipes - Diaperis rufipes
Species nigronotata - Diaperis nigronotata
Genus Liodema
Species laeve - Liodema laeve
Genus Neomida
Species bicornis - Neomida bicornis
Species ferruginea - Neomida ferruginea
Genus Pentaphyllus
Species californicus - Pentaphyllus californicus
Species pallidus - Pentaphyllus pallidus
Species testaceus - Pentaphyllus testaceus
Genus Platydema
Species americana - Platydema americana
Species cyanescens - Platydema cyanescens
Species ellipticum - Platydema ellipticum
Species erythrocerum - Platydema erythrocerum
Species excavatum - Platydema excavatum
Species flavipes - Platydema flavipes
Species inquilinum - Platydema inquilinum
Species laevipes - Platydema laevipes
Species mexicana - Platydema mexicana
Species micans - Platydema micans
Species nigratum - Platydema nigratum
Species oregonense - Platydema oregonense
Species picilabrum - Platydema picilabrum
Species ruficolle - Platydema ruficolle
Species ruficornis - Platydema ruficornis
Species sexnotatum - Platydema sexnotatum
Species subcostatum - Platydema subcostatum
Species teleops - Platydema teleops
Species wandae - Platydema wandae
No Taxon Immatures
No Taxon elongate americanum-like specimens
Genus Ulomoides
Species ocularis - Ulomoides ocularis