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Beetle

Observed: 1st July 2013 By: keithphotos.evanskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrateskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrateskeithphotos.evans’s reputation in Invertebrates
beetle
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Soldier Beetle (Cantharis) interacts

Comments

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Size matters

I should add C.rufa Length 9 - 11 mm
similar Cantharis cryptica and C. pallida - both of which are 7-8 mm in length.

orange head and pronotom with no major marking whittle down the identity

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re above

thankyou for help WLR, regards keith.