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Species Dichelotarsus laevicollis

Black cantharid - Dichelotarsus laevicollis Black cantharid - Dichelotarsus laevicollis Podabrus laevicollis (Kirby) - Dichelotarsus laevicollis
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 Dichelotarsus
Species laevicollis (Dichelotarsus laevicollis)
Explanation of Names
Dichelotarsus laevicollis (Kirby in Richards 1837)