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Japanese Red Bug

2 Species ID Suggestions

Japanese Red Bug
Firebug
Pyrrhocoris apterus Firebug


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craig.a.bailey
craig.a.bailey 9 years ago

Unsure if this name is correct as I'm not an insect guy, but they are featured on a segment of BBC's "Life". They're refered to as Japanese Red Bugs in the documentary, and are noted for a unique form of parental care among insects.

Alessio
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Alessio

Trieste, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Spotted on Dec 27, 2011
Submitted on Jan 9, 2012

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