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Cardinal Beetle

Pyrochroa coccinea

Description:

Head is black but the pronotum and elytra are entirely red. The whole body is rather flat and the antennae are comb like.

Habitat:

May - June mainly around hedgerows and woodland margins


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2 Comments

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Wonderful shot!

EslyGriffin
EslyGriffin 7 years ago

So beautiful

AlphaZeroOne
Spotted by
AlphaZeroOne

Malvern Hills, England, United Kingdom

Lat: 52.24, Long: -2.27

Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on Jun 29, 2012

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