ma6865's picture

Canthars fusca

Observed: 9th June 2012 By: ma6865
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
ma6865’s reputation in Invertebratesma6865’s reputation in Invertebrates
Cantharis fusca
001
Description:

Black shell top-reddish brown shoulders-6 legs.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Cantharis rustica interacts

Comments

ma6865's picture

Forgot to mention that tops

Forgot to mention that tops of legs near body are brown and the rest are black.

davidcareyhadlow's picture

Cantharis fusca

I wonder if the legs of fusca shouldn't be completely dark/black, as in the keys, and therefore whether this might be Cantharis rustica instead?

best wishes,

David

ma6865's picture

Thanks David, On

Thanks David,
On re-examination of the photo I think that are probably right.
Cantharis fusca

Martin

ma6865's picture

Cantharis rustica

Sorry I mean rustica !
Martin