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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

another pollen-caked cantharid - Podabrus rugosulus Red Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha fulva Brown soldier beetles mating - Cantharis rufa - male - female Cantharidae, ventral - Atalantycha bilineata Female of new Podabrus species for BG? - Podabrus latimanus - female Podabrus? - Dichelotarsus Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles - Podabrus rugosulus soldier beetle - Podabrus

Mating Cantharids - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female Backyard halfwing - Trypherus latipennis - male - female Beetle - Chauliognathus basalis Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus misellus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Lepturinae? - Trypherus latipennis Mating soldier beetles - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus

I thought Cantharidae, Belotus or such but the antennae?? - Caccodes Semi-transparent elytra? beetle - Malthinus difficilis Mating soldier beetles - Malthinus occipitalis - male - female Malthodes sp.? - Malthodes Brown Winged  - Malthodes Unknown Cantharidae - Caccodes Unknown Cantharidae - Caccodes

Ditemnus bidentatus? - Silis minute beetle - Silis tiny black and orange beetles - Silis - male - female Polemius laticornis, maybe? - Polemius laticornis Soldier Beetle - Tytthonyx erythrocephala Silis? - Silis - male Cantharid of sorts.. - Silis Soldier beetles - Polemius canadensis - male - female

cantharid larva underside 5014379 larva Soldier Beetle larva beetle larva cantharid larva? Beetle Larva? larva beetle larva