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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 - Cantharis rufa Podabrus sp? - Dichelotarsus piniphilus Soldier Beetle - Cantharis livida beetle - Rhagonycha recta Cantharidae, face - Atalantycha bilineata Cantharid - Podabrus? - Cultellunguis perpallens Beetle - Rhagonycha Unknown - Rhagonycha

all-yellow soldier beetles - Chauliognathus discus - male - female Goldenrod soldier beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus 2nd Species of Chauliognathus from New York Mnts - Chauliognathus fasciatus Chauliognathus - Chauliognathus misellus Blister beetle - Chauliognathus basalis Cantharidae - Trypherus frisoni - Trypherus frisoni Chauliognathus discus? - Chauliognathus discus - male - female

short-elytra beetle - Malthodes arcifer beetle - Malthodes fragilis Soldier Beetle - Malthinus occipitalis Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Cantharid 2 - Malthodes Mating soldier beetles - Malthinus occipitalis - male - female Malthodes - Malthodes spado Cantharid - Malthodes

Cantharid - Discodon abdominale Discodon planicolle (LeConte)  - Discodon planicolle Cantharidae, dorsal - Ditemnus latilobus - male Beetle - Ditemnus - male Silis lutea - male Silis lutea - male Unknown Beetle - Silis lutea Silis percomis

Velvet Centipede Stadium? Larva ID Larva beetle larva Cantharid larva on snow Soldier Beetle Larva possible larvae ID? Beetle larva in snow