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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


Subtribe Ardistomina

Aspidoglossa subangulata Beetle - Semiardistomis Carabid #21 - Semiardistomis viridis Small Carabid - Scaritinae? - Semiardistomis viridis Semiardistomis Aspidoglossa subangulata (Chaudoir) - Aspidoglossa subangulata Dyschirini? - Semiardistomis viridis Clivinini.. - Semiardistomis viridis
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Clivinini
Subtribe Ardistomina
Explanation of Names
Ardistomina Putzeys 1867
3 genera, with 5 spp. in our area and ~90 spp. total(1)
New World, mostly neotropical; in out area, e. US (north to NY-WI) to AZ across the south(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.