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Red Cotton bug

Macrocheraia grandis

Description:

Large red and black insect, up to 5cm long

Habitat:

Riverine forest, 150m above sea level

Notes:

I spotted hundreds of these bugs in Bardia national park, in all stages of growth.

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Thakudwara, मध्य-पश्चिमाञ्चल विकास क्षेत्र, Nepal

Lat: 28.46, Long: 81.25

Spotted on Dec 16, 2016
Submitted on Dec 27, 2016

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