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Soldier Beetle

Cantharis rufa

Description:

A strange orange-brown beetle.



1 species ID suggestions

ruchats
ruchats 2 years ago
Soldier beetle
Cantharis sp. Soldier Beetles

5 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

That's what I was thinking too. Thanks again!

ruchats
ruchats 2 years ago

Hmm...maybe a Cantharis rufa?

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Thanks for the ID!
Which species were you thinking?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/101586/bgp...
OR
http://bugguide.net/node/view/9203/bgpag...
I'd like to hear your input. :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Hi ru! I've not seen one like this. Do you have a link to the type of firefly it may be?

ruchats
ruchats 2 years ago

Hey J, that looks like a firefly to me...

Maine, USA

Lat: 44.26, Long: -70.26

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Sep 18, 2012

Spotted for mission

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