Cantharis livida

walwyn Sat, 01/22/2022 - 17:21
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae
Genus: Cantharis
Species: C. livida


Found in areas of long grass and woodland this is an orange/yellow soldier beetle with a black tibia that extends into the femora. This is a caniverous beetle that waits on flowers for its prey. The larvae hunt worms and snails.