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Upcoming Events

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 Necydalinae

Mystery Beetle - Necydalis mellita - female Strange creature - Necydalis mellita - female Necydalis - Necydalis diversicollis Type of wasp? Or what? - Ulochaetes leoninus - female Longhorned Beetle - Necydalis cavipennis Necydalinae? - Necydalis barbarae Beetle? - Necydalis diversicollis - - Necydalis cavipennis - female
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 Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Necydalinae
Explanation of Names
Necydalinae Latreille 1825
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~70 spp. in 12 genera in the New World(1) + many Necydalis spp. in the Old World
in the New World, much more diverse in so. hemisphere (most genera); in our area, all but one sp. are western(1)