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Species Podabrus flavicollis

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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 Podabrini
Genus Podabrus
Species flavicollis (Podabrus flavicollis)
Explanation of Names
Podabrus flavicollis LeConte 1851
flavicollis = 'yellow-necked'
Size
10-12 mm(1)
Range
QC-NJ to WY-TX (mostly in the Mixedwood Plain and Prairie zones, rare in the Boreal and the Southern Appalachian zones)(1)
Habitat
fairly common in prairies and meadows, sometimes in apple orchards (1)
Works Cited
1.The Cantharidae of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States
Pelletier G., Hébert C. 2014. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 25.