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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Subfamily Trogossitinae

Beetle Larva? - Tenebroides 060412Beetle1 - Tenebroides semicylindricus Trogossitid - Tenebroides laticollis Tenebroides - to sp.? - Tenebroides americanus Nemozoma punctulatum  - Nemozoma punctulatum Beetle under white oak bark - Tenebroides beetle - Temnoscheila Bark-gnawing beetle - Temnoscheila chlorodia
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Explanation of Names
Trogossitinae Latreille 1802
47 spp. in 7 genera of 2 tribes in our area, ~330 spp. in ~30 genera of 5 tribes total(1)
worldwide; 2 smaller tribes restricted to south hemisphere(1)