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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

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles

Cantharid of some kind - Pacificanthia consors Soldier beetle - Podabrus pruinosus Another Malthacus piniphilus? - Dichelotarsus piniphilus Soldier beetle - Rhagonycha mollis Podabrus tricostatus? - Podabrus tricostatus Beetle  - Rhagonycha Soldier beetle? - Pacificanthia consors Podabrus? - Podabrus

Unknown 'Soldier Beetle' - Chauliognathus A soldier beetle - Chauliognathus profundus Pennsylvania Leatherwing - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Mating Cauliognathus - Chauliognathus lewisi - male - female Goldenrod Soldier Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Chauliognathus pensylvanicus - Goldenrod Soldier Beetle  - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus yellow/orange and black insect with large antennae - Chauliognathus basalis Orange and black beetle - Chauliognathus

beetle - Malthodes fragilis Soldier Beetle - Malthinus occipitalis Semi-transparent elytra? Mating soldier beetles - Malthinus occipitalis - male - female Malthinus occipitalis? - Malthinus occipitalis Insect - Malthodes Brown Winged  - Malthodes Malthodes

Soldier Beetle - Ditemnus bidentatus Silis sp. (Cantharidae) - Silis Discodon planicolle (LeConte)  - Discodon planicolle Soldier Beetle - Ditemnus latilobus - male Tytthonyx erythrocephala Tytthonyx erythrocephala? - Tytthonyx erythrocephala Beetle Soldier Beetle - Polemius laticornis

Carabus Larva of some sort?? mystery larvae? mystery larvae? Large, fast, blackish hairy Beetle larva Soldier Beetle larva Cantharid larva? Soldier beetle larva Beetle larva