Cantharis livida (Soldier Beetle sp.)

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These soldier beetles can be found on flowers, trees and shrubs from May to July, hunting for small insects.
Also the larvae are predators, feeding om snails and earthworms.

Top: Naardermeer, The Netherlands, 5 June 2014
Left: Zanderij Crailo, Hilversum, The Netherlands, 22 June 2013

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