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    • 花螢科
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    • Cantharidae
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    • Soldier Beetles

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Recent observations

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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tkoffel

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September 12, 2016 01:28 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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ellendale

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September 25, 2016 05:11 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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cartersteadman

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September 24, 2016 02:54 PM EDT

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Needs ID

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austin14

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September 25, 2016 02:44 PM MDT

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francisco3

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September 24, 2016 08:00 AM HST

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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rdeeg

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September 24, 2016

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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yasminebaiod

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September 24, 2016 09:28 AM CDT

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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yasminebaiod

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September 24, 2016 09:28 AM CDT

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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glmory

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September 18, 2016 02:56 PM PDT

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Soldier Beetles Family Cantharidae

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judywelna

Date

June 15, 2015 10:30 PM EDT

Description

psbly Dendroides canadensis?

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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judywelna

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August 7, 2015 01:52 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

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jnavia

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September 23, 2016 04:09 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The soldier beetles, Cantharidae, are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles, related to the Lampyridae or firefly family, but unable to produce light. They are cosmopolitan in distribution. One common British species is bright red, reminding people of the red coats of soldiers, hence the common name. A secondary common name is leatherwing, obtained from the texture of the wing covers.

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