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Soldier beetle

Observed: 25th May 2011 By: yorkieyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebratesyorkie’s reputation in Invertebrates
Soldier beetle - Cantharis pellucida 9 IMG_8218
Soldier beetle - Cantharis pellucida 9 IMG_8218 1
Description:

Lots of these beetles seen in the forest recently. It was good luck that I took the first photo, the beetle taking flight just as I took the photograph. Lacking the black-spot on the pronotum typical of C. rustica, I think this is C. pellucida.

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