Girish Mahajan

Cratosilis laeta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Cantharidae
Genus  Cratosilis
Order  Beetle
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Cratosilis laeta
Similar  Beetle, Cantharis livida, Rhagonycha, Cantharis rustica, Common red soldier beetle

Cratosilis laeta is a species of soldier beetle belonging to the family Cantharidae.

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Description

Cratosilis laeta can reach a length of 6–7 millimetres (0.24–0.28 in). These small insects have a black head and a reddish pronotum, while elytrae are brownish with black bands.

Distribution

This species can be found in Italy and Switzerland.

References

Cratosilis laeta Wikipedia


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