Wild Florida Photo - Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus

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Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus


Florida native


Of the two Chauliognathus species found in Florida, and 19 species in North Amerca, C. pennsylvanicus is one of the more commonly seen of the soldier beetles.
Goldenrod soldier beetles are frequently seen during the summer and fall in meadows on flowers, such as the coastalplain tickseed shown here.

Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus is a member of the Cantharidae - Soldier beetles family.

Date record last modified:
Jun 24, 2013