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Gary Griswold, Contributor
Full name:
Gary Griswold
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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--P. cryptophagoides------Epiptera brittoni-----Phyllotreta denticornis---Nemozoma punctulatum-----Bacanius hatchi

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

Cryptophagus cellaris----Mordellistena liljebladi------Anthaxia expansa------Dicerca sexualis

Some of my contributions to beetles by famly:


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

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