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Upcoming Events

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

dark soldier beetle - Rhagonycha tenuis Soldier Beetle - Cantharis livida Soldier beetle - Dichelotarsus cinctipennis - male Cantharid - unident - Rhagonycha triangulifera Soldier beetle? - Podabrus conspiratus Soldier beetle with a milkweed pollinium on each foot - Cantharis rufa Podabrus smithi (Fender) - Dichelotarsus smithi Arhopalus? - Dichelotarsus

Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus misellus Flower beetle? - Chauliognathus marginatus Cantharidae, Margined Leatherwing Beetle,Chauliognathus marginatus, I believe - Chauliognathus marginatus beetle - Chauliognathus profundus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus - Chauliognathus marginatus Cantharidae - Chauliognathus basalis flower beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Beetle - Chauliognathus

short-elytra beetle - Malthodes Tiny cantharid - Malthodes fragilis Soldier Beetle - Malthinus occipitalis Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Malthodes? - Malthodes Malthodes oregonus (Fender) - Malthodes oregonus - male Malthinus occipitalis atripennis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Brown Winged  - Malthodes

Bettle - Silis beetle - Polemius laticornis Black Beetle  - Silis Cantharid - Silis spathulata Soldier Beetle - Tytthonyx erythrocephala Cantharid - Discodon Silis percomis ? - Silis Possible Silis spathulata - Silis

soldier beetle larva Unidentified Larvae Soldier Beetle Larva Catterpiller SP larva Cantharid beetle larva Cantharid beetle larva Soldier Beetle Larva