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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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Tribe Paederini

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 Staphyliniformia
Superfamily Staphylinoidea - Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles
Family Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles
Subfamily Paederinae
Tribe Paederini

Subtribe Cryptobiina
Genus Biocrypta
Species prospiciens - Biocrypta prospiciens
Genus Homaeotarsus
Species badius - Homaeotarsus badius
Species bicolor - Homaeotarsus bicolor
Species cinctus - Homaeotarsus cinctus
Species cribratus - Homaeotarsus cribratus
Species floridanus - Homaeotarsus floridanus
Species pallipes - Homaeotarsus pallipes
Species parallelum - Homaeotarsus parallelum
Species sellatus - Homaeotarsus sellatus
Species strenuus - Homaeotarsus strenuus
No Taxon pallipes-type (postocular part inflated)
No Taxon uniformly pale/reddish spp.
No Taxon spp. of bicolor color scheme
Genus Lissobiops
Species serpentinus - Lissobiops serpentinus
Genus Ochthephilum
Species fracticorne - Ochthephilum fracticorne
Subtribe Paederina
Genus Paederus
Species grandis - Paederus grandis
Species iowensis - Paederus iowensis
Species littorarius - Paederus littorarius
Species mexicanus - Paederus mexicanus
Species obliteratus - Paederus obliteratus