Rhagonycha
A genus of the Cantharidae Rhagonycha can be separated from other genera of the family by the following
  • Elytra complete, entirely covering the hind wings (Malthinus, Malthodes). Plate 1
  • Front edge of the clypeus NOT protruding forward and the pronotum only finely punctured (if at all) (Silis)
  • Pronotum NOT possessing deep basal foveae (Podabrus). Plate 2
  • Third tarsal segment of both meso and meta tarsi simple (Ancistronycha, Cantharis). Plate 3
  • All tarsal claws split longitudinally (Ancistronycha, Cantharis). Plate 3
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Plate 1

Malthodes


Rhagonycha
Plate 2

Podabrus


Rhagonycha
Plate 3

Cantharis


Cantharis


Rhagonycha

R.elongata

R.fulva

R.lignosa

R.limbata

R.lutea

R.testacea

R.translucida