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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


Superfamily Nemouroidea

I Should Know What this Is - Allocapnia Prostoia besametsa - Prostoia Stonefly - Strophopteryx fasciata Zapada - Zapada cinctipes Taenionema pacificum - voucher specimen, in alcohol - Taenionema Taeniopteryx wetland stonefly - Ostrocerca dimicki - female Taeniopteryx? - Taeniopteryx
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Plecoptera (Stoneflies)
Superfamily Nemouroidea
ca. 400 spp. in 38 genera in our area(1), >1450 spp. in 86 genera worldwide, arranged into 5 families, of which Notonemouridae (~120 spp. in 24 genera) is restricted to the southern hemisphere(2)
most of the world except large equatorial parts of Africa & S.America(2)