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Gary Griswold, Contributor
Full name:
Gary Griswold
E-mail address:
City, state, country:
Enumclaw, WA, USA

Collected and studied insects since 1964. Throughout the years I have more or less settled into Coleoptera. Since retiring from my non-entomological working carrer I now am enjoying more time with my love of insects, especially beetles.

Some of my favorite images:

Contributed first time species into Bug Guide site:

Gorytes willcoxi------Cryptophagus lapponicus----Pinodytes rothi------Epiptera brittoni-----Phyllotreta denticornis---Nemozoma punctulatum-----Bacanius hatchi

Agonum extimum --------Silis lutea ---------Mesagroicus elongellus---Sphalma quadricollis---undescribed species---Stenamma snellingi-----Dendroides picipes

Some of my contributions to beetles by famly:


Agyrtidae ------------- Anthicidae
Anthribidae -----------Artematopodidae
Biphyllidae ----------- Bostrichidae
Bothrideridae -------- Brachyceridae
Brentidae ------------ Buprestidae
Byrrhidae ------------ Byturidae
Callirhipidae --------- Cantharidae
Carabidae ----------- Carabidae (Cicindelinae)
Cerambycidae ------- Cerylonidae
Chrysomelidae ------- Ciidae
Clambidae ------------ Cleridae
Coccinellidae --------- Corylophidae
Cryptophagidae ------ Cucujidae
Cupedidae ------------ Curculionidae
Dermestidae --------- Derodontidae
Dytiscidae------------- Elateridae
Elmidae -------------- Endomychidae
Erotylidae ------------ Eucinetidae
Eucnemidae ---------- Geotrupidae
Gyrinidae ------------- Haliplidae
Heteroceridae ---------Histeridae
Hybosoridae ---------- Hydraenidae
Hydrophilidae -------- Kateretidae
Laemophloeidae ----- Lampyridae
Latridiidae ------------ Leiodidae
Limnichidae ---------- Lucanidae
Lycidae --------------- Melandryidae
Monotomidae -------- Mordellidae
Mycetophagidae ----- Mycteridae
Nemonychidae -------Nitidulidae
Noteridae ------------ Ochodaeidae
Oedemeridae -------- Orsodacnidae
Passandridae -------- Phengodidae
Phalacridae ---------- Ptiliidae
Ptinidae -------------- Pyrochroidae
Pythidae ------------- Salpingidae
Scarabaeidae -------- Scirtidae
Scraptiidae ---------- Silphidae
Silvanidae ----------- Sphaeritidae
Sphindidae ---------- Staphylinidae
Stenotrachelidae ---- Synchroidae
Tenebrionidae-------- Tetratomidae
Trogidae ------------- Trogossitidae
Throscidae ----------- Zopheridae

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