Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Cantharidae > Genus: Cantharis > Species: Cantharis nigricans

Cantharis nigricans Müller, 1766

Images from the web

Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

The EUNIS species component has very limited information about this species.

The main focus of the EUNIS species component is to provide relevant information about the European species protected by Directives, Conventions and Agreements. The species assessed in the European Red Lists prepared by the IUCN for the European Commission are also included.

See here what is Europe from a geographical point of view.

Other resources available below may have more information.


The distribution map is currently disabled. A new map solution will soon become available. In the meantime, please consult other species distribution map providers listed in the Other resources panel below.

Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Cantharis alpestris Fiori, 1914
Cantharis immaculata Schilsky, 1888
Cantharis pallidosignata Pic, 1904
Cantharis picipes Schilsky, 1908
Cantharis plumbea Eschscholtz, 1818
Cantharis arvernica Buysson, 1908
Cantharis bipallida Kaszab, 1955
Telephorus discoidea Stephens, 1839
Cantharis hospes Rosenhauer, 1847
Cantharis luteipes Schilsky, 1888
Cantharis martialis Pic, 1908
Cantharis monachi Pic, 1918
Cantharis nigrescens Trella, 1925
Cantharis unicoloripes Kaszab, 1955
Cantharis vittigera Baudi, 1871

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100