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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

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Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Genus Cryptocercus

Brown-hooded Cockroach - Cryptocercus garciai Wood cockroach? - Cryptocercus punctulatus Reminds me honestly of a large roach - Cryptocercus wrighti this doesnt belong here in Oregon does it? - Cryptocercus clevelandi Cryptocercus punctulatus-ventral view - Cryptocercus punctulatus Cryptocercus clevelandi? - Cryptocercus clevelandi Blattodea - Cryptocercus wrighti Cryptocercidae ? - Cryptocercus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
Family Cryptocercidae
Genus Cryptocercus
5 spp. in our area and 7 spp. in e. Asia (12 spp. total)(1)
holarctic, most diverse in China(1); in our area, 4 spp. in the Appalachians (INCOMPLETE map) and 1 sp. in the Coastal and Cascade Mountain ranges (nw. US)(2)(3)(4)
temperate forests(2)