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Tribe Chauliognathini

Please help identify - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Goldenrod Soldier Beetles (on black-eyed Susan) - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus - male - female Chauliognathus obscurus? - Chauliognathus obscurus - male - female prob Chauliognathus - Chauliognathus marginatus Mating Cauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi - male - female Need ID - Chauliognathus marginatus Soldier Beetle ID? - Chauliognathus lewisi Chauliognathus lewisi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Chauliognathinae
Tribe Chauliognathini
Numbers
21 spp. in 2 genera in our area, hundreds of spp. total(1)
Identification
New World, Australia & New Guinea(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Zoogeography and systematics of North and Central American Chauliognathini (Coleoptera: Chauliognathidae)
Miskimen G.W. 1966. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida. 162 pp.