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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Red Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha fulva Soldier Beetle - Dichelotarsus punctatus Podabrus obscureovittatus (Fall) - Dichelotarsus obscureovittatus Beetle 3 is probably the same species as the first - Pacificanthia consors Podabrus frater or P. rugosulus or ... ? - Podabrus rugosulus Soldier Beetle - Podabrus tricostatus Beetle  - Podabrus Podabrus fayi? - Podabrus fayi

Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Unknown flower bug - Trypherus frisoni - male Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus lecontei beetle? - Chauliognathus scutellaris Cantharidae: Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus? - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Chauliognathus pensylvanicus  - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus - male - female Chauliognathus lewisi? - Chauliognathus Beetle - Chauliognathus

Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Semi-transparent elytra? Malthodes oregonus (Fender) - Malthodes oregonus - male Cantharid - Malthodes - female Malthodes again? - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes - male

8007195 - Polemius canadensis Discodon planicolle (LeConte) - Discodon planicolle Silis lutea - male Tucker County beetle - Polemius Beetle - Polemius limbatus - male Beetle with spiny thorax - Ditemnus Ditemnus bidentatus (Say) - Ditemnus bidentatus Silis difficilis flavida - Silis difficilis

mystery larvae? Soldier Beetle Larva beetle larva Winter Larva Larva Soldier Beetle Larva Unknown Bug on Pine Soldier beetle larva