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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

red headed beetle - Podabrus pruinosus soldier - Dichelotarsus Cantharis livida Orange Beetle - Blister? - Cantharis livida Cantharidae, dorsal - Atalantycha bilineata Podabrus? - Podabrus Rhaxonycha carolina (?) - Rhaxonycha carolina beetle attracted to light - Podabrus protensus

UID INSECT - Belotus Belotus bicolor Brancucci - Belotus bicolor bug - Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Chauliognathus marginatus Cantharidae, lateral - Belotus abdominalis Chauliognathus limbicollis LeConte - Chauliognathus limbicollis Winged Insect on Common Milkweed - Chauliognathus marginatus

short-elytra beetle - Malthodes arcifer Small soldier beetle? - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis atripennis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Wee brachypterous beetle - Malthodes parvulus - female Malthinus occipitalis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Who is this? Cantharid - Malthodes beetle - Malthodes

8005653 - Polemius laticornis Cantharidae, dorsal - Ditemnus latilobus - male Longhorned Beetle?? - Silis difficilis Leaf Beetle 031615 - Ditemnus bidentatus Small Black Beetle - Polemius laticornis Cantharidae ? - Polemius laticornis soldier beetle eating soldier fly - Discodon beetle - Ditemnus

On its side beetle larva Help! What is This? Soldier Beetle Larva? Unknown Bug on Pine Beetle larva Soldier Beetle larva Caterpillar/Cutworm