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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


Genus Elaphropus

Carabid - Elaphropus vernicatus Ground beetle - Elaphropus anceps lighter Bembidiini - Elaphropus small carabid - Elaphropus granarius Carabid - Elaphropus conjugens Elaphropus - Elaphropus xanthopus ID please (looks to be the same as the individual I just posted) - Elaphropus Coleoptera - Elaphropus
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 Elaphropus
Explanation of Names
Elaphropus Motschulsky 1839
~30 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area (all but one adventive sp. are in the subg. Barytachys), ~350 spp. in ~10 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)
worldwide; throughout the US and so. Canada(1)