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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Podabrus? - Dichelotarsus Beetle in dark oak forest, on poison oak - Cultellunguis Rhagonycha fraxini (Say) - Rhagonycha fraxini Two-lined Leather-wing? - Atalantycha bilineata Beetle - Rhagonycha fulva Cantharid - Dichelotarsus Elateroidea - Rhaxonycha carolina Podabrus tomentosus

Blister beetle - Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus scutellaris LeConte - Chauliognathus scutellaris Chauliognathus species?  ID please. - Chauliognathus marginatus beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Beetle - Chauliognathus Chauliognathus deceptus? - Chauliognathus deceptus Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Chauliognathus larva - Chauliognathus

beetle - Malthodes fragilis little beetle - Malthodes Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Solider Beetles? mating - Malthodes - male - female Malthinus occipitalis LeConte - Malthinus occipitalis Cantharid - Malthodes - female Soldier? - Malthodes beetle - Malthodes

A Blister Beetle? - Silis Big rear on this active beetle - Silis Fancy! - Tytthonyx erythrocephala Discodon flavomarginatum Schaeffer - Discodon flavomarginatum cantharid - Podabrus? - Polemius laticornis Beetle - Polemius limbatus - male Silis spathulata? - Silis Polemius

cantharid larva underside Cantharid beetle larva Beetle Larva? Cantharid larva on snow Caterpillar Cantharid beetle larva larva