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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

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Genus Tachys

Carabid - Tachys Carabid - Tachys proximus Trechinae - Tachys Tiny beetle - Tachys Carabid - Tachys oblitus Carabid - Tachys oblitus Ground Beetle - Tachys Carabid - Tachys scitulus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Tachys
Explanation of Names
Tachys Dejean 1821
Numbers
2 subgenera, with ~30 spp. in in our area and ~180 worldwide(1)
Range
all zoogeographical regions(1)
Habitat
typically halophilic(2)