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Family Cantharidae - Soldier Beetles


Soldier Beetle Cantharid Podabrus ? - Cantharis rufa - male - female Small Beetle - Atalantycha bilineata - Atalantycha bilineata Podibrus? - Podabrus pruinosus Black beetle on milkweed - Podabrus rugosulus Mating cantharids - Atalantycha bilineata - male - female common red soldier beetles mating - Rhagonycha fulva - male - female Atalantycha bilineata Unknown Beetle - Rhagonycha

all-yellow soldier beetles - Chauliognathus discus Chauliognathus obscurus? - Chauliognathus obscurus - male Leatherwing Soldier Beetle? - Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus marginatus Chauliognathus basalis? - Chauliognathus basalis - male - female small cantharid - Trypherus Chauliognathus profundus LeConte - Chauliognathus profundus beetle, black & tan-orange - Chauliognathus omissus

Malthodes Semi-transparent elytra? Malthodes oregonus - male Brachypterous beetle - Malthinus Malthodes sp.? - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes Beetle - Malthodes - male Malthodes? - Malthodes

Cantharid - Silis percomis beetle - Silis percomis Silis pallida? - Silis Silis pallida? - Silis Beetle - Polemius limbatus - female Possible Silis spathulata - Silis Ditemnus bidentatus Another Silis? - Silis

beetle larva Unknown species of grub Catterpiller SP Beetle larvae Beetle unknown larva Soldier Beetle Larva Aquatic larval