Beetle – Click Beetle – Cartharis rustica

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Beetle – Click Beetle – Cartharis rustica

The full taxonomy of Cartharis rustica is:-

  • Class – Insecta
  • Order – Coleoptera
  • Family – Elateridae
  • Genus – Cartharis
  • Species – rustica

Caratharis rustica is a predatory beetle and is known as one of the soldier beetles.  It is common in many habitats and hunts it prey on flowers between May and August.

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