Goldenrod Soldier Beetles

Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

The goldenrod soldier beetle or Pennsylvania leatherwing is a species of soldier beetle .
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus) Beetle on Camphor-Weed (Pluchea camphorata) at the edge of a dense mixed forest) Chauliognathus pensylvanicus,Geotagged,Goldenrod soldier beetle,Summer,United States

Distribution

The species is native to North America, and is one of the most common species of soldier beetle in the Midwest.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyCantharidae
GenusChauliognathus
SpeciesC. pensylvanicus