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The soldier beetles, or Cantharidae are relatively soft-bodied, straight sided beetles, closely related to the Lampyridae or firefly family. Some are important predators of aphids during their brief adulthood.
- Spanish fly is sometimes referred to as cantharides but is in a different beetle family.
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