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Species Pacificanthia consors

Pacificanthia consors Beetle - Pacificanthia consors Soldier Beetle? - Pacificanthia consors Red Longhorn? Beetle - Pacificanthia consors Cantharidae - not Meloidae - Pacificanthia consors Podabrus? - Pacificanthia consors soldier beetle - Pacificanthia consors Soldier Beetle - Pacificanthia consors
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Cantharinae
Tribe Cantharini
Genus Pacificanthia
Species consors (Pacificanthia consors)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cantharis consors
Explanation of Names
Pacificanthia consors (LeConte 1851)
Size
12-20 mm(1)
Range
BC to Baja(2)
Season
Late spring to early summer(1)
Remarks
common at lights in late spring & early summer; emits musty odor(1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
2.National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders & Related Species of North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2007. Sterling.