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Podabrus basillaris P1600102a.jpg
Podabrus basillaris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae
Subfamily: Cantharinae
Tribe: Podabrini
Genus: Podabrus
Westwood, 1838

Brachynotus Kirby, 1837 nec De Haan, 1833

Podabrus is a genus of soldier beetles in the family Cantharidae. There are at least 110 described species in Podabrus, recorded from Europe, North America and Asia.[1][2][3][4]

Podabrus tricostatus

Many Podabrus appear to mimic fireflies, such as the winter firefly.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Podabrus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  2. ^ "Podabrus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  3. ^ "Podabrus Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
  4. ^ "Podabrus Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-17.

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External links[edit]

  • Media related to Podabrus at Wikimedia Commons