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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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Subfamily Agabinae

Predacious Diving Beetle larva - Ilybius Agabus austinii Sharp - Agabus austinii agabus of some sort? - Ilybius pleuriticus - female Agabus erytropterus (Say) - Agabus erytropterus - male Agabus phaeopterus (Kirby) - Agabus phaeopterus - male Ilybius 01 - Ilybius oblitus - female Predaceous Diving Beetle - Agabus ambiguus Agabus subfuscatus - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Agabinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered a tribe (Agabini) under the subfamily Colymbetinae.