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Soldier Beetle

Observed: 3rd July 2013 By: Stephen PlummerStephen Plummer’s reputation in InvertebratesStephen Plummer’s reputation in Invertebrates
Soldier Beetle 1
Soldier Beetle 2
Soldier Beetle 3
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Cantharis

black rings above the 'knees' and all-yellow palps opague flange to pronotal area head and pronotom orange all these factors in combination narrow the Cantharid species , they are many similar species so this is a likely to be and not an absolute

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Thanks so much for your help.

Thanks so much for your help.

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Images

No problem Stephen I should have added these are very good images of tricky subjects which assist the ID

Best Wishes

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