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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

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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Beetle? - Atalantycha bilineata Soldier Beetle - Cantharis livida Podabrus? - Dichelotarsus Unknown Cantharid - Podabrus tomentosus Oregon Cantharidae - Podabrus Cantharidae - Atalantycha bilineata A nice beetle in need of ID. TIA - Podabrus rugosulus Cantharidae - Podabrus flavicollis

Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus - male - female GOLDENROD SOLDIER BEETLE (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus) - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Goldenrod Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Goldenrod Soldier Beetle? - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus 9020858 Cantharid - Chauliognathus marginatus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus lewisi? - Chauliognathus lewisi Black and Brown Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Soldier Beetle - Malthinus Cantharid 2 - Malthodes Semi-transparent elytra? beetle - Malthinus difficilis Who is this? Cantharid - Malthodes beetle - Malthodes Malthininae? - Malthodes

beetle with mites - Polemius laticornis Ditemnus freemani (Brown) - Ditemnus freemani - male Silis percomis - female Discodon Cantharidae, maybe Polemius laticornis  - Polemius laticornis Cantharidae, pronotum - Ditemnus Silis? - Silis Soldier Beetle - Polemius laticornis

Soldier Beetle grub beetle larva Soldier beetle larvae Ground beetle larva Small black caterpillar with orangish head, about 1 beetle larva possible larvae ID? Caterpillar/Cutworm