cantharid

cantharid

(ˈkænθərɪd)
n
(Animals) any beetle of the family Cantharidae, having a soft elongated body; though found frequenting flowers, they are carnivorous
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We identified cantharid and mordellid beetles in warbler diets.
The bottle-traps sometimes caught other insects including bush crickets, cantharid beetles, ephemeropterans, plecopterans, tipulids and various other dipterans.