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Soldier Beetle

Observed: 1st June 2012 By: beachcombercoconut
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Soldier Beetle
Description:

I think this is Cantharis rustica as it has black head, red thorax, and bluish black elytra. Legs are mainly red with black at the bottom.

Identifications
Species interactions

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Revised Identification

Thanks for the id notes wodwo. From your advice and having looked at other pictures of Cantharis pellucida, it seems likely to be this species

Lucy