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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

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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Beetle on Peony Bud - Atalantycha dentigera Mating pair, I think - Cyrtomoptera divisa - male - female Pacificanthia consors ? - Pacificanthia consors small orange beetle - Cantharis livida Cantharis livida Cantharidae Rhagonycha species? - Rhagonycha red beetle - Rhagonycha fulva Chrysomelidae sp - Atalantycha bilineata

Soldier Beetle, Chauliognathus lecontei? - Chauliognathus lecontei - male - female Chauliognathus misellus Beetle ID - Chauliognathus basalis GOLDENROD SOLDIER BEETLE (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus) - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Belotus bicolor Brancucci - Belotus bicolor Soldier Beetle? - Chauliognathus marginatus Mating Cauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi - male - female Soldier Beetle-Goldenrod-(maybe)-(Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus)- - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

beetle - Malthodes fragilis Small soldier beetle? - Malthodes Soldier Beetle - Malthinus Cantharid 2 - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Soldier Beetle - Malthodes fragilis Malthinus occipitalis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Malthodes macnabi (Fender) - Malthodes macnabi - male

Beetle 06.27.2009 002 - Polemius repandus beetle - Tytthonyx erythrocephala beetle with attached mites - Polemius laticornis Ditemnus perforatus (LeConte) - Ditemnus perforatus - female Beetle - Ditemnus - male Soldier Beetle - Ditemnus latilobus Soldier Beetle - Silis percomis Soldier beetles - Polemius canadensis - male - female

unknown soldier beetle larva beetle larva - July 22 Beetle? Beetle larvae Small black caterpillar with orangish head, about 1 Sawfly larvae sp? Soldier Beetle Larva Unknown Bug on Pine