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Soldier Cardinal and Click beetles


Brightly coloured beetles with elongated wing cases. Seen on flowers in summer.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Click Beetle (A haemorrhoidalis)

Athous haemorrhoidalis

Glow Worm

Lampyris noctiluca

Soldier Beetle (C livida)

Cantharis livida

Soldier Beetle (Cantharis nigricans)

Cantharis nigricans

Soldier Beetle (C rustica)

Cantharis rustica

Soldier Beetle (R fulva)

Rhagonycha fulva

Black-headed Cardinal Beetle

Pyrochroa coccinea

Red-headed Cardinal Beetle

Pyrochroa serraticornis