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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 Trachymyrmex

Trachymyrmex septentrionalis Large crater-making ant - Trachymyrmex septentrionalis Ant 2011.04.24.1661 - Trachymyrmex septentrionalis Northern fungus-growing ant in Missouri - Trachymyrmex septentrionalis - female small primitive looking ant - Trachymyrmex turrifex Trachymyrmex turrifex 3 image stack - Trachymyrmex turrifex - female Trachymyrmex Ant  - Trachymyrmex septentrionalis - female Trachymyrmex septentrionalis? - Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Myrmicinae
Tribe Attini ("Higher" myrmicines - no group name)
Genus Trachymyrmex
Explanation of Names
Trachymyrmex Forel 1893
9 spp. in our area(1), 47 total(2)