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soldier beetle

Saltos de línea: sol|dier bee¦tle

Definición de soldier beetle en inglés:

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An elongated flying beetle with soft downy wing cases, typically found on flowers, where it hunts other insects.
  • Family Cantharidae: several genera
Example sentences
  • Two girls watch soldier beetles mating, the male expressively raising his middle two legs on either side now and then.
  • Her husband, Kenneth, was a mail carrier who happened to be a renowned connoisseur of soldier beetles.
  • But other good beetles, like the soldier beetle and the common ground beetle, inhabit local yards.

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