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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha recta Podabrus sp. - Podabrus appendiculatus Beetle - Cantharis livida Podabrus rugosulus - Podabrus frater Is this Cultellunguis ingenuus? - Cultellunguis ingenuus Two-lined Leatherwing Beetle - Atalantycha bilineata Beetle - Rhagonycha Soldier beetle - Podabrus

Chauliognathus discus congregating at puddle - Chauliognathus misellus Goldenrod Soldier Beetles - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus - male - female Goldenrod Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Chauliognathus scutellaris LeConte - Chauliognathus scutellaris Margined Leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus) - Chauliognathus marginatus Common Name? - Chauliognathus marginatus #58 - Chauliognathus marginatus little beetle (cantharid?) with shortened elytra - Belotus abdominalis

beetle - Malthodes fragilis Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Cantharid with short elytra - Malthodes curvatus Malthinus occipitalis atripennis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Cantharid - Malthodes - female Malthodes macnabi (Fender) - Malthodes macnabi - male Brown Winged  - Malthodes

Little Cantharid Cantharid? - Ditemnus Silis percomis - female Soldier beetle - Silis Soldier beetle - Polemius laticornis Silis spathulata ? - Silis spathulata - male Polemius repandus? - Polemius repandus Cantharid of sorts.. - Silis

mystery larvae? Soldier Beetle Larva Caterpillar Cantharid beetle larva Cantharid beetle larva Cantharidae Larva Soldier Beetle Larva Unknown Bug on Pine