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Discussion of 2018 gathering

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

Longhorned Beetle - Podabrus cascadensis Underleaf soldier beetle - Podabrus rugosulus Rhaxonycha carolina? - Atalantycha neglecta Black/red headed, red and bronze fuzzy beetle with prey - Dichelotarsus Soldier Beetle - Atalantycha dentigera 719 - Podabrus pruinosus Tiny black longhorn beetle red thorax - Rhagonycha  High elevation

Chauliognathus discus short-winged cantharid - Trypherus latipennis Chauliognathus scutellaris Goldenrod Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus soldier beetle - Chauliognathus scutellaris Margined Leatherwing  - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female Chauliognathus scutellaris LeConte - Chauliognathus scutellaris

Malthodes Malthodes oregonus - male Wee brachypterous beetle - Malthodes parvulus - female Cantharid - Malthodes - female Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Insect - Malthodes Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes - female

My second Cantharid..or longhorn beetle? - Silis difficilis Little Cantharid Ditemnus - Ditemnus latilobus - male Discodon abdominale Schaeffer - Discodon abdominale Possible Silis spathulata - Silis  Silis.... - Silis - male Elateroidea ? Cantharidae, perhaps Silis sp.

Soldier beetle larvae Beetle larva Beetle? Cantharid larva? Lepidoptera Soldier Beetle Larva Cantharidae larva? 9048375 larva