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Upcoming Events

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

Gravid? Soldier Beetle - Podabrus pruinosus - female mostly black pronotum - Rhagonycha angulata Two-lined Leather-wing - Atalantycha bilineata Soldier beetle - Podabrus brevicollis Soldier Beetle - Podabrus pruinosus Cantharid? - Rhagonycha Podabrus - Podabrus frater soldier beetle - Podabrus rugosulus

Black and orange beetles - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female Goldenrod Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Lepturinae? - Trypherus latipennis Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus yellow/orange and black insect with large antennae - Chauliognathus basalis Flower Beetle? - Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus profundus? - Chauliognathus profundus Chauliognathus misellus? - Chauliognathus misellus

Malthinus occipitalis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Is this Malthodes? - Malthodes spado Soldier beetle from WA (2) 10.07.16 - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis atripennis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Wee brachypterous beetle - Malthodes parvulus - female Cantharid - Malthodes - female Soldier? - Malthodes Malthodes? - Malthodes

Bettle - Silis Silis percomis  - Silis percomis unknown beetle - Silis Beetle - Polemius limbatus Don't know what to suggest for this one - Silis Beetle - Polemius limbatus - male Beetle Disonycha? - Silis

Soldier Beetle larva Soldier Beetle Larva cantharid larva? Caterpillar 44 Ground beetle larva unknown larva Cantharid beetle larva Cantharid beetle larva