Chauliognathus basalis
Chauliognathus basalis, I_ADG21
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Adalbert Goertz

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Chauliognathus basalis - Colorado Plains Soldier Beetle (Cantharidae) in Colorado Springs, Drennan Blvd (N38 47.041', W104 44.930'), El Paso County, Colorado, USA; August 21, 2005. Size: L = 11 mm (female). Found on Heterotheca villosa - Golden Aster (and other flowers) in copulo. L = 11mm (female); L = 9.5 mm (male, longer antennae, more black on pronotum). Ranges reportedly from Eastern CO,KS to OK,TX.

title Chauliognathus basalis
country United States
state/province CO
city/place Colorado Springs,
site/street/trail Drennan Blvd
MAPdecimal latitude_longitude ••• 39_-105.5
when yyyymmdd hr:mn 20050821
who Adalbert Goertz
plant/host/prey Heterotheca villosa - Golden Aster
best guess identification Chauliognathus basalis

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