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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

Soldier beetle from WA (1) 10.07.16 - Rhagonycha fulva Two-lined Leather-wing - Atalantycha bilineata Beetle - Rhagonycha lineola Pretty gold soldier beetle - Rhagonycha nigrohumeralis Ancistronycha bilineata? - Atalantycha bilineata Which leather-wing? - Podabrus pruinosus soldier beetle - Podabrus tricostatus 3016201 Podabrus tomentosus? - Podabrus

Idenitifcation help needed - Chauliognathus marginatus Leatherwing on milkweed - Chauliognathus marginatus Mating Cauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi - male - female Soldier beetle ID - Chauliognathus cantharid - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus 3016127 Trypherus - Trypherus Chauliognathus misellus? - Chauliognathus misellus Soldier beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Malthodes Small soldier beetle? - Malthodes Solider Beetles? mating - Malthodes - male - female Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Coleoptera ? - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes - male Beetle - Malthodes - female

Silis pallida? - Silis pallida Red and  brown beetle - Silis Cantharid 4 - Silis difficilis Soldier Beetle - Silis Silis? - Silis - male Beetle - Ditemnus Polemius repandus?  - Polemius repandus LB BS - Polemius limbatus

Unidentified Larvae Soldier Beetle larva cantharid larva? Caterpillar 44 Larva Beetle larva? Cantharid beetle larva Beetle Larva?