Soldier Beetle
Female, ventral
Ellura
Striped Ground Beetle
Dorsal
 
    
Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus sp ES3)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)
Family: Soldier Beetle (Cantharidae)
Species: Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus sp ES3)

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
Possibly granulatus

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 07-May-2014
This species is a South Australian Native Species, not listed in the Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.