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Cantharid beetle larva These soldier beetle larvae were everywhere in the fall. The orange, shiny head is in strong contrast to the black velvet looking body.<br />
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Length around 12 mm.  Cantharidae,Coleoptera,Fall,Geotagged,United States,arthropod,beetle larva,fauna,insect,invertebrate,macro,pennsylvania Click/tap to enlarge

Cantharid beetle larva

These soldier beetle larvae were everywhere in the fall. The orange, shiny head is in strong contrast to the black velvet looking body.

Length around 12 mm.

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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Aug 14, 2021. Captured Oct 13, 2014 13:14 in 100 S Hills Terrace, Brownsville, PA 15417, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/2.8
  • 1/166s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm