godfather99's picture

Is this a soldier beetle?

Observed: 19th May 2011 By: godfather99godfather99’s reputation in Invertebrates
P5190086a
Description:

Seen in Normandy in May

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godfather99's picture

A different id from another forum

I posted this photo on the NHM bug forum and got an id of Cantharis rustica. How does one distinguish between C. fusca and C. rustica?

dejayM's picture

broke

Mark I would find that key very useful but the link is broken.
ðerek

markgtelfer's picture

New link to keys

dejayM's picture

maybe

Thanks Mark, a very useful link for me because it has the sub-link
http://markgtelfer.co.uk/files/2012/04/CantharidaeKeys_v3.pdf
(seems to work) which I assume was the subject of your first comment.
Thanks again
ðerek