Soldier Beetle - Cantharis sp.

Soldier Beetle - Cantharis sp.

Observation - Soldier Beetle - Cantharis sp. - UK and Ireland. Description: Checking though my 2010 sightings I identified these beetles as C. rustica. However, I note now that there is no black spot on the pronotum. Having looked at 'The Coleopterist' web-site I wonder if they may be C. pellucida. The second was seen on the d

Checking though my 2010 sightings I identified these beetles as C. rustica. However, I note now that there is no black spot on the pronotum. Having looked at 'The Coleopterist' web-site I wonder if they may be C. pellucida. The second was seen on the date and location stated, the first was seen in Bentley Wood Hants on 25th May 2010.