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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

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Soldier Beetle - Podabrus planulus Beetle - Pacificanthia rotundicollis Pacificanthia rotundicollis Beetle for ID - Podabrus conspiratus Soldier beetle - Cantharis rufa Multitasking - Atalantycha bilineata - male - female soldier beetle - Podabrus rugosulus R. fraxini? - Rhagonycha

Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Belotus sp. - Belotus bicolor Orange and Black Bug - Chauliognathus marginatus Orange and Black Bugs Mating - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Mating Goldenrod Soldier Beetles and Jagged Ambush Bug - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus - male - female Mating Cauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi - male - female Goldenrod Soldier Beetle? - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

beetle - Malthodes fragilis Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Malthodes oregonus - male Mating soldier beetles - Malthinus occipitalis - male - female Wee brachypterous beetle - Malthodes parvulus - female Cantharid - Malthodes - female Who is this? Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis

Little Cantharid beetle - Polemius laticornis Soldier Beetle - Polemius laticornis Lightning bug - like beetles - Polemius laticornis - male - female black bug, orange and black head - Tytthonyx erythrocephala Silis percomis mating beetles - Discodon Rhagonycha sp.? - Ditemnus

Velvet Centipede Stadium? beetle larva Beetle Larva? Beetle larva head and jaws, cantharid larva What's This epede? Cantharid larva on snow Beetle larva in snow