Atalantycha cf. dentiger

Toothed Soldier Beetle

Atalantycha cf. dentiger (Ancistronycha), Soldier Beetle

Family: Cantharidae

Subfamily: Cantharinae

Length: 8-9 mm


This species was formerly included in the genus Ancistronycha. A 2005 article in Coleopterists Bulletin erected a new genus, Atalantycha, and placed into it these species, all found in West Virginia:

Ancistronycha cf. dentiger, Soldier Beetle head, pronotum, tarsi


Left: Detail of the head, pronotum, and tarsi of this Soldier Beetle.

Insects of West Virginia