Cantharis Linnaeus 1758 (soldier beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Cantharidae

Synonyms: Telephorus Schaeffer 1766, Thelephorus Schaeffer 1766

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Cantharini according to F. Fanti and A. L. Damgaard 2018

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Fabricius 1775, Fabricius 1798, Fanti 2017, Fanti 2017, Forster 1771, Geoffroy 1762, Kazantsev 2013, Kuska 1992, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Linnaeus 1758, Linnaeus 1761, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1764, Müller 1776, Paykull 1798, Schaeffer 1766, Scopoli 1763, Strøm 1768 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: Atalantycha, Burmomiles, Electronycha, Hukawngichthyurus, Juratelacrima, Lithocantharis, Lycocerus, Michalskantharis, Molliberus, Myamalycocerus, Palmnickeneoceras, Podistra, Rhagonycha, Sanaungulus, Sucinorhagonycha, Themus, Wongyekokia

Subtaxa: Cantharis (Cantharis) Cantharis (Cyrtomoptila)

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Miocene of Croatia (1), Germany (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (3)

• Eocene of Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 10 collections including 16 occurrences

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