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Common red soldier beetle

Cantharidae

Description:

They were about 2 cm long and had a birgth orange colour. Mostly one was sitting of an other one.

Habitat:

There were many of them in the meadow.


1 species ID suggestions

sttweets
sttweets 3 years ago
Common red soldier beetle
Rhagonycha fulva Common red soldier beetle

2 Comments

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 3 years ago

Thanks for the ID. It's really similar to yours. :-)

sttweets
sttweets 3 years ago

Funny, I have a similar spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/660.... I guess it's mating season.

Jánossomorja, Dunántúl, Hungary

Lat: 47.78, Long: 17.07

Spotted on Jul 8, 2011
Submitted on Jul 10, 2011

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